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Strong earthquake, 6 mag was detected near Magsaysay in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.763S, 125.2045WA earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Magsaysay in Philippines on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 125.2045° East, 6.763° North, depth 24.63 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/21 / 2021-02-07 04:22:57 / February 7, 2021 @ 4:22 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000df9r. Unique identifier: us6000df9r. The 6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:22:57 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.63 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dologon, San Mariano, Pangyan (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km E of Magsaysay, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.2045° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.763° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2 km E of Magsaysay, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-07 04:22:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-07 04:47:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.9 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.396 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 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 559 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 0.48 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 us6000df9r Id of event.
Event Code 6000df9r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000df9r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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