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Strong earthquake 6.4 mag, 7 km ENE of Columbio, Philippines

Earthquake location 6.7124S, 125.0046WA earthquake magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Columbio in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pzgtlv, pt19289000, us70005ulm. Id of event: us70005ulm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Columbio in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 11:37:06 / October 16, 2019 @ 11:37 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.12 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.0046 East, latitude 6.7124 North, depth = 14.12 km. The temblor was detected at 19:37:06 / 7:37 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Litayan, Kalilangan, Dologon (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 121 km (75 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 7 km ENE of Columbio, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.0046° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.7124° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km 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 11:37:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-16 12:02:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 78 The total number of felt reports
CDI 6.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.869 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 679 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 ,at,pt,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 0.671 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 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 us70005ulm Id of event.
Event Code 70005ulm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00pzgtlv,pt19289000,us70005ulm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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