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Moderate earthquake: M5.8 quake has struck near Mindanao, Philippines

Earthquake location 9.2186S, 126.7314WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Mindanao, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Mindanao, Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 126.7314° East, 9.2186° North. Global time and date of event 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 22:13:15 / September 20, 2020 @ 10:13 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:13:15 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000bql2. Event ids that are associated: us7000bql2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 118 km (73 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 115 km (71 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Hinatuan (c. 10 100 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Barobo (c. 9 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bayugan, Claver, San Francisco (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: Mindanao, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.7314° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.2186° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Mindanao, 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 22:13:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-20 22:37:15 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 518 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 2.42 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 us7000bql2 Id of event.
Event Code 7000bql2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bql2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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