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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag strikes near Pintuyan in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.7129S, 125.0903WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Pintuyan in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.15 km (30 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:00:07 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 48.15 km, 125.0903° East, 9.7129° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700047eq. Id of event: us700047eq. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/06/19 / 2019-06-29 19:00:07 / June 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm.

Event epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Mariano (c. 70 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Buenavista (c. 18 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salay, San Francisco, Carmen. 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 one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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: 30 km SW of Pintuyan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.0903° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.7129° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 48.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km SW of Pintuyan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-29 19:00:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-29 19:38:01 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 3.8 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 386 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 2.67 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 96 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 us700047eq Id of event.
Event Code 700047eq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700047eq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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