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Moderate earthquake, 5.9 mag was detected near Salvacion in Philippines

Earthquake location 8.7242S, 126.2886WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Salvacion in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 22:37:45 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/11/20 / 2020-11-15 22:37:45 / November 15, 2020 @ 10:37 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 59.31 km, 126.2886° East, 8.7242° North. Unique identifier: us7000cfes. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cfes. The epicenter was at a depth of 59.31 km (37 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Montevista, Cabinuangan, Compostela (min 5000 pop).

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 two and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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: 8 km E of Salvacion, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.2886° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.7242° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 59.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8 km E of Salvacion, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-15 22:37:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-15 22:59:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.9 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.992 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 537 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 1.787 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 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 us7000cfes Id of event.
Event Code 7000cfes An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cfes, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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