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Strong earthquake 6.7 mag, 5 km W of Magsaysay, Philippines

Earthquake location 6.776S, 125.134WA earthquake magnitude 6.7 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Magsaysay in Philippines on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Magsaysay in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: at00pzgtlv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19289000, at00pzgtlv. Exact location of event, longitude 125.134 East, latitude 6.776 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 19:37:10 / 7:37 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 11:37:10 / October 16, 2019 @ 11:37 am.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lantapan, Litayan, Mailag (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 121 km (75 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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: 5 km W of Magsaysay, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.134° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.776° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km W of Magsaysay, 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 11:37:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-16 11:48:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.6 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 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 693 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 60 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.5291077 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28.799997696 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00pzgtlv Id of event.
Event Code 00pzgtlv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt19289000,at00pzgtlv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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