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Strong earthquake, 6.4 mag has occurred near Polloc in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.3037S, 124.1419WA earthquake with magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Polloc in Philippines on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 479.56 km (298 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 17:09:01 / August 1, 2020 @ 5:09 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 124.1419° East, 7.3037° North, depth 479.56 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 6.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:09:01 / 5:09 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000b80p. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b80p.

The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Pagadian (c. 186 900 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Muricay (c. 132 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dumingag, Magsaysay, Tampakan (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. 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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

Questions or comments?

What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 10 km WSW of Polloc, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.1419° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.3037° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 479.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10 km WSW of Polloc, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-01 17:09:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-01 17:29:39 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 2.864 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 630 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 1.444 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 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 us6000b80p Id of event.
Event Code 6000b80p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b80p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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