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Strong earthquake: M6.1 quake has struck near Baliton in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.6924S, 125.1746WA earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Baliton in Philippines. Global time and date of event 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 15:38:03 / March 26, 2020 @ 3:38 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70008ghw. Event ids that are associated: us70008ghw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 54.26 km (34 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:38:03 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 125.1746 East, latitude 5.6924 North, depth = 54.26 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isulan, Bansalan, Buluan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop).

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

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km SW of Baliton, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.1746° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.6924° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 54.26 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SW of Baliton, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-26 15:38:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-26 15:55:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 572 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 20.835 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 us70008ghw Id of event.
Event Code 70008ghw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008ghw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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