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Moderate earthquake 5.3 mag, 47 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines

Earthquake location 6.2155S, 126.5821WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us70003u2y. Event ids that are associated: us70003u2y. The temblor was detected at 17:45:29 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/06/19 / 2019-06-01 09:45:29 / June 1, 2019 @ 9:45 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.5821 East, latitude 6.2155 North, depth = 94.13 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 94.13 km (58 miles).

Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caburan, Talagutong, San Ignacio.

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 47 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.5821° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.2155° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 94.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km 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 2019-06-01 09:45:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-01 10:08:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 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 435 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 1.308 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 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 us70003u2y Id of event.
Event Code 70003u2y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003u2y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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