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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag strikes near Columbio in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.7182S, 124.9719WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Columbio in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000645y. Id of event: us6000645y. Exact location of earthquake, 124.9719° East, 6.7182° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 01:28:03 / October 29, 2019 @ 1:28 am. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:28:03 / 9:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Parang, Alejal, Bantogon.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km ENE of Columbio, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.9719° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.7182° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km ENE of Columbio, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-29 01:28:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-25 05:35:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 13 The total number of felt reports
CDI 6.6 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 409 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 0.696 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 us6000645y Id of event.
Event Code 6000645y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000645y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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