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Moderate earthquake: M5 quake has struck near Magsaysay in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.7573S, 125.0737WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Magsaysay in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 125.0737° East, latitude 6.7573° North, depth = 13.16 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005vrz. Unique identifier: us70005vrz. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.16 km (8 miles). Global time and date of event 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 22:52:16 / October 18, 2019 @ 10:52 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 06:52:16 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was New Visayas, Lupon, Upi (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km W of Magsaysay, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.0737° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.7573° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km 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 2019-10-18 22:52:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-18 23:09:37 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 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 385 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 0.59 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 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 us70005vrz Id of event.
Event Code 70005vrz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005vrz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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