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Strong earthquake 6.8 mag, 10 km E of Kisante, Philippines

Earthquake location 6.92S, 125.25WA earthquake magnitude 6.8 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Kisante in Philippines on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 01:04:51 / October 29, 2019 @ 1:04 am. Exact location of earthquake, 125.25° East, 6.92° North, depth 50 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: at00q04301, pt19302000. Unique identifier: at00q04301. The temblor was reported at 09:04:51 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kisante in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Malaybalay, Butig, Casisang (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 116 km (72 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km E of Kisante, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.25° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.92° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 50 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km E of Kisante, 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 01:04:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-29 01:22:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 10 The total number of felt reports
CDI 6.3 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 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 718 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at,pt, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 15 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 6.095069 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118.799990496 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00q04301 Id of event.
Event Code 00q04301 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00q04301,pt19302000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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