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Moderate earthquake, 5.6 mag strikes near Sarangani in Philippines

Earthquake location 3.9959S, 126.6856WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 206 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (128 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.63 km (15 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:32:23 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/19 / 2019-09-10 23:32:23 / September 10, 2019 @ 11:32 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sarangani in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70005ej7. Event ids that are associated: us70005ej7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.6856 East, latitude 3.9959 North, depth = 23.63 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 206 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.6856° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.9959° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 206km SE of Sarangani, 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 23:32:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-10 23:52:28 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 5.122 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 1 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 482 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 3.246 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 us70005ej7 Id of event.
Event Code 70005ej7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005ej7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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