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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag has occurred near Columbio in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.7319S, 125.0085WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Columbio in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 20:09:30 / 8:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 12:09:30 / October 16, 2019 @ 12:09 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.95 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70005ulv. Event ids that are associated: us70005ulv. Exact location of event, longitude 125.0085 East, latitude 6.7319 North, depth = 9.95 km.

The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Magnaga, La Libertad, Salawagan (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 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 8 km ENE of Columbio, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.0085° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.7319° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km ENE of Columbio, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-16 12:09:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-16 12:28:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 433 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 0.658 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 us70005ulv Id of event.
Event Code 70005ulv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005ulv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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