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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag was detected near Sarangani in Philippines

Earthquake location 4.5757S, 126.8192WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 176 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines (109 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.8192 East, latitude 4.5757 North, depth = 97.69 km. Unique identifier: us6000d3kr. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d3kr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 97.69 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:46:18 / 4:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 04:46:18 / December 28, 2020 @ 4:46 am.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.

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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: 176 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.8192° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.5757° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 97.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 176 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-28 04:46:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-28 05:03:53 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 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 432 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 2.767 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 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 us6000d3kr Id of event.
Event Code 6000d3kr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d3kr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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