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Moderate earthquake: M5.9 quake has struck near Dancagan in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.6148S, 124.9897WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Dancagan in Philippines on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.79 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:22:12 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700069f4. Id of event: us700069f4. Exact location, longitude 124.9897° East, latitude 7.6148° North, depth = 25.79 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/11/19 / 2019-11-18 13:22:12 / November 18, 2019 @ 1:22 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sulop, Monkayo, Laguilayan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Cagayan de Oro (c. 445 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 1 km WNW of Dancagan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.9897° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.6148° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km WNW of Dancagan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-18 13:22:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-18 13:36:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 11 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 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 540 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 0.796 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 us700069f4 Id of event.
Event Code 700069f4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700069f4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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