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Strong earthquake 6.6 mag, 14 km E of Bual, Philippines

Earthquake location 6.8016S, 125.0401WA earthquake with magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Bual in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us6000645n. Event ids that are associated: at00q04301, pt19302000, us6000645n. Exact location of event, depth 15.32 km, 125.0401° East, 6.8016° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 01:04:44 / October 29, 2019 @ 1:04 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bual in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 6.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:04:44 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.32 km (10 miles).

Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 131 km (81 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manat, Lantapan, San Mariano (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km E of Bual, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.0401° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.8016° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km E of Bual, 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 01:04:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-29 01:28:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 42 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.688 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 694 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 ,at,pt,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 0.597 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 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 us6000645n Id of event.
Event Code 6000645n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00q04301,pt19302000,us6000645n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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