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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Guihing Proper in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.68S, 125.4161WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Guihing Proper in Philippines on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007l8m. Unique identifier: us60007l8m. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/01/20 / 2020-01-31 11:18:49 / January 31, 2020 @ 11:18 am. Exact location of earthquake, 125.4161° East, 6.68° North, depth 37.95 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.95 km (24 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:18:49 / 7:18 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Niño, Baliton, Sampao (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-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.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km E of Guihing Proper, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.4161° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.68° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km E of Guihing Proper, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-31 11:18:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-31 11:38:18 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 4.7 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 417 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 0.419 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 us60007l8m Id of event.
Event Code 60007l8m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007l8m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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