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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag has occurred near Magsaysay in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.7274S, 125.1799WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Magsaysay in Philippines on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005vxt. Id of event: us70005vxt. Exact location, longitude 125.1799° East, latitude 6.7274° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 19:44:28 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 11:44:28 / October 19, 2019 @ 11:44 am.

The epicenter was 97 km (61 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Don Carlos, Maitum, Tagum (min 5000 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 ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 4 km S of Magsaysay, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.1799° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.7274° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km S 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 2019-10-19 11:44:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-19 12:04:45 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 3.1 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 416 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 0.522 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70005vxt Id of event.
Event Code 70005vxt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005vxt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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