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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag strikes near Dolo in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.7937S, 125.1788WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Dolo in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 08:46:03 / October 29, 2019 @ 8:46 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 125.1788 East, latitude 6.7937 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us600064am. Unique identifier: us600064am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:46:03 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 101 km (62 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dalumangcob, Maasin, San Jose. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km SW of Dolo, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.1788° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.7937° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km SW of Dolo, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-29 08:46:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-29 09:12:29 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 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 0.482 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 us600064am Id of event.
Event Code 600064am An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600064am, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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