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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Kiblawan in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.6497S, 125.1863WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Kiblawan in Philippines. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:59:43 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 125.1863° East, latitude 6.6497° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 11:59:43 / October 20, 2019 @ 11:59 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005wbd. Id of event: us70005wbd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 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).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pangyan, Corocotan, La Libertad (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km NW of Kiblawan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.1863° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.6497° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NW of Kiblawan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-20 11:59:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-20 12:16:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 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 401 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 0.571 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 73 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 us70005wbd Id of event.
Event Code 70005wbd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005wbd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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