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Moderate earthquake 5.1 mag, 69 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines

Earthquake location 5.0897S, 126.0028WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 02:00:34 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 02:00:34 / December 25, 2020 @ 2:00 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 126.0028° East, 5.0897° North, depth 111.68 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d2sq. Id of event: us6000d2sq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 111.68 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pangyan, Caburan, Sarangani. Event epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Pangyan (c. 5 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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 seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 69 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.0028° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.0897° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 111.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 69 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-25 02:00:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-25 02:19:06 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 400 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 2.011 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.28 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 mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000d2sq Id of event.
Event Code 6000d2sq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d2sq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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