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Moderate earthquake, 5.5 mag has occurred near Manga in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.2465S, 125.4432WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Manga in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jgvf. Unique identifier: us1000jgvf. Exact location of event, depth 90.48 km, 125.4432° East, 6.2465° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/19 / 2019-03-15 23:07:56 / March 15, 2019 @ 11:07 pm. The temblor was reported at 07:07:56 / 7:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.48 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the event was 94 km (58 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Tacurong (c. 54 600 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Laguilayan, Matalam, Tamugan.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km ESE of Manga, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.4432° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.2465° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 90.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km ESE of Manga, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-15 23:07:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-15 23:37:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.036 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 467 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.828 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 21 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000jgvf Id of event.
Event Code 1000jgvf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jgvf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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