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Strong earthquake 6.3 mag, 13 km E of Tutubigan, Philippines

Earthquake location 11.8273S, 125.1891WA earthquake with magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Tutubigan in Philippines on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 70.17 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pqefn8, pt19113000, us70003aj3. Id of event: us70003aj3. The temblor was picked up at 13:37:54 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.1891 East, latitude 11.8273 North, depth = 70.17 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/04/19 / 2019-04-23 05:37:54 / April 23, 2019 @ 5:37 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tutubigan in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 111 km (69 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Allen, Palompon, Abuyog (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km E of Tutubigan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.1891° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.8273° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 70.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km E of Tutubigan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-23 05:37:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-23 06:02:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 48 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level 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 1 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 637 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 ,at,pt,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 4.743 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 17 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 us70003aj3 Id of event.
Event Code 70003aj3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00pqefn8,pt19113000,us70003aj3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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