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Strong earthquake, 6.1 mag strikes near Pondaguitan in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.2643S, 126.5518WA earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 90.21 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 18:12:32 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003tl7. Id of event: us70003tl7. Global time and date of event 31/05/19 / 2019-05-31 10:12:32 / May 31, 2019 @ 10:12 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.5518° East, 6.2643° North, depth 90.21 km.

The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 124 km (77 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 16 800 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Maria, Basiawan, Caburan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 42 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.5518° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.2643° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 90.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-31 10:12:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-31 10:33:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.383 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 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 576 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 1.254 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 26 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 us70003tl7 Id of event.
Event Code 70003tl7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003tl7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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