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Moderate earthquake, 5.5 mag was detected near Lamitan in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.0326S, 125.9365WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Lamitan in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 147.52 km (92 miles). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:10:11 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 147.52 km, 125.9365° East, 6.0326° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/08/19 / 2019-08-02 16:10:11 / August 2, 2019 @ 4:10 pm. Event id: us60004znb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004znb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lambayong, Astorga, Polonoling (min 5000 pop).

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

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 26 km ESE of Lamitan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.9365° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.0326° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 147.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km ESE of Lamitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-02 16:10:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-02 16:28:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 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 3.553 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 465 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 1.089 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us60004znb Id of event.
Event Code 60004znb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60004znb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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