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Moderate earthquake 5.6 mag, 23 km SE of Bobon, Philippines

Earthquake location 6.7042S, 126.4689WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Bobon in Philippines on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/09/19 / 2019-09-10 05:39:24 / September 10, 2019 @ 5:39 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.4689° East, 6.7042° North, depth 55.52 km. The temblor was reported at 13:39:24 / 1:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.52 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70005dza. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005dza.

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Astorga, Sibulan, Inawayan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 110 km (69 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop).

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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. 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: 23 km SE of Bobon, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.4689° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.7042° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 55.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km SE of Bobon, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-10 05:39:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-10 06:00:03 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 6.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.287 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 486 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 0.955 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 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 us70005dza Id of event.
Event Code 70005dza An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005dza, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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