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Strong earthquake, 6.2 mag has occurred near Pondaguitan in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.6882S, 126.5476WA earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) strikes 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/19 / 2019-09-29 02:02:52 / September 29, 2019 @ 2:02 am. The 6.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:02:52 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 76.08 km (47 miles). Exact location of event, depth 76.08 km, 126.5476° East, 5.6882° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005nbb. Unique identifier: us70005nbb.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarangani, La Union, Sigaboy (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 116 km (72 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 120 km (74 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 116 km (72 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 124 km (77 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 124 km (77 miles) from La Union (c. 5 200 pop).

Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 84 km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.5476° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.6882° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 76.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 84km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-29 02:02:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-29 02:22:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 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 594 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 1.676 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 25 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 us70005nbb Id of event.
Event Code 70005nbb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005nbb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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