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Strong earthquake, 6.5 mag strikes near Talisay in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.92S, 120.52WA earthquake magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Talisay in Philippines. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 23:43:00 / December 24, 2020 @ 11:43 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Talisay in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: pt20359004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20359004. Exact location, longitude 120.52° East, latitude 13.92° North, depth = 90 km. The temblor was detected at 23:43:00 / 11:43 pm (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manibaug Pasig, San Narciso, Bulaon. Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from San Jose del Monte (c. 357 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop).

There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km W of Talisay, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.52° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.92° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 90 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11 km W of Talisay, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-24 23:43:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-24 23:56:30 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 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 650 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network pt The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115.199990784 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 pt20359004 Id of event.
Event Code 20359004 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt20359004, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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