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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag was detected near Kalbay in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.6229S, 125.5728WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Kalbay in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 125.5728° East, latitude 5.6229° North, depth = 201.04 km. The temblor was detected at 17:54:07 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 09:54:07 / February 20, 2020 @ 9:54 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 201.04 km (125 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70007th0. Event ids that are associated: us70007th0.

Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Malalag, Cebuano, Tupi (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-two 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. 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: 13 km SE of Kalbay, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.5728° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.6229° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 201.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SE of Kalbay, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-20 09:54:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-20 10:11:51 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 3.269 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 449 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 1.437 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 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 us70007th0 Id of event.
Event Code 70007th0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007th0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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