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Strong earthquake 6.3 mag, 18 km ENE of Talagutong, Philippines

Earthquake location 6.3023S, 125.8322WA earthquake with magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Talagutong in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 125.8322° East, 6.3023° North, depth 120.89 km. Id of earthquake: us7000biyd. Event ids that are associated: at00qg8tfl, pt20250007, us7000biyd. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 120.89 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 15:23:43 / September 6, 2020 @ 3:23 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Talagutong in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 6.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:23:43 / 3:23 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 127 km (79 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bialong, Manay, President Roxas.

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 18 km ENE of Talagutong, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.8322° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.3023° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 120.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18 km ENE of Talagutong, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-06 15:23:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-06 15:46:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 17 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.455 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 619 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 ,at,pt,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 0.802 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 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 us7000biyd Id of event.
Event Code 7000biyd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00qg8tfl,pt20250007,us7000biyd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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