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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Suyan in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.1172S, 125.5029WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Suyan in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005deu. Unique identifier: us70005deu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/19 / 2019-09-08 13:49:16 / September 8, 2019 @ 1:49 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:49:16 / 9:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 125.5029 East, latitude 6.1172 North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tulunan, Bagontapay, Digal (min 5000 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 14 km ENE of Suyan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.5029° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.1172° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km ENE of Suyan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-08 13:49:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-08 14:16:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.5 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 401 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 0.949 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 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 us70005deu Id of event.
Event Code 70005deu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005deu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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