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Moderate earthquake: M5.9 quake has struck near Yumbing in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.1421S, 124.2073WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) strikes 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Yumbing in Philippines on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/07/19 / 2019-07-01 16:59:25 / July 1, 2019 @ 4:59 pm. The 5.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:59:25 / 12:59 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 538.36 km (335 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 124.2073° East, 9.1421° North, depth 538.36 km. Event id: us7000483i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000483i.

Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Cagayan de Oro (c. 445 100 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Dumaguete (c. 113 500 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Dipolog (c. 93 500 pop), 118 km (73 miles) from Ozamiz City (c. 93 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tagbilaran City (c. 86 400 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Mariano (c. 70 500 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Madridejos, Bacolod, Olingan.

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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 50 km WSW of Yumbing, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.2073° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.1421° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 538.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50km WSW of Yumbing, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-01 16:59:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-01 17:18:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 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 536 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 2.466 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 24 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 us7000483i Id of event.
Event Code 7000483i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000483i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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