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Moderate earthquake: M5.8 quake has struck near Mindanao, Philippines

Earthquake location 9.3088S, 126.0242WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) strikes Mindanao, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Mindanao, Philippines on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 20:42:55 / July 12, 2019 @ 8:42 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 20:42:55 / 8:42 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004j9u. Id of event: us70004j9u. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.0242 East, latitude 9.3088 North, depth = 11.82 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.82 km (7 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Medina, Lunao, Mariano (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Mariano (c. 70 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one hundred and twelve 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.

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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: Mindanao, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.0242° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.3088° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Mindanao, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-12 20:42:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-12 20:58:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 518 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 2.267 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 41 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 us70004j9u Id of event.
Event Code 70004j9u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004j9u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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