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Moderate earthquake 5 mag, 14 km ENE of Tanlad, Philippines

Earthquake location 6.6743S, 125.5585WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Tanlad in Philippines on Sunday. Global time and date of event 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 13:28:27 / September 20, 2020 @ 1:28 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 13:28:27 / 1:28 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 182.84 km (114 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 125.5585 East, latitude 6.6743 North, depth = 182.84 km. Id of earthquake: us7000bqi2. Event ids that are associated: us7000bqi2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Mariano, Pagalungan, Carmen (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. 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: 14 km ENE of Tanlad, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.5585° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.6743° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 182.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14 km ENE of Tanlad, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-20 13:28:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-20 13:46:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 385 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 0.393 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us7000bqi2 Id of event.
Event Code 7000bqi2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bqi2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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