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Strong earthquake, 6.8 mag has occurred near Tamayong in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.1S, 125.3WA earthquake with magnitude 6.8 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Tamayong in Philippines on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 22 km, 125.3° East, 7.1° North. The temblor was picked up at 09:11:20 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22 km (14 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Tamayong in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 31/10/19 / 2019-10-31 01:11:20 / October 31, 2019 @ 1:11 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: at00q07smw. Ids that are associated to the event: pt19304000, at00q07smw.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sumilao, Libertad, Manay. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 96 km (59 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop).

Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 9 km WSW of Tamayong, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.3° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.1° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km WSW of Tamayong, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-31 01:11:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-31 01:20:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5 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 1 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 714 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 38 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3754958 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50.399995968 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00q07smw Id of event.
Event Code 00q07smw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt19304000,at00q07smw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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