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Major earthquake: M7.1 quake has struck near Sangay in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.0646S, 123.1605WA major earthquake with magnitude 7.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 106 kilometers (66 miles) from Sangay in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 620.077 km (385 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/07/24 / 2024-07-11 02:13:17 / July 11, 2024 @ 2:13 am. Exact location of earthquake, 123.1605° East, 6.0646° North, depth 620.077 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00sgfsu7, us7000myfa. Id of event: us7000myfa. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sangay in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 7.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:13:17 / 2:13 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Olutanga, South Upi, Lamitan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 112 km (70 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 139 km (86 miles) from South Upi (c. 12 500 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Tuburan (c. 8 200 pop), 143 km (89 miles) from Olutanga (c. 7 100 pop), 131 km (81 miles) from Lamitan (c. 6 100 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Bantogon (c. 5 400 pop), 121 km (75 miles) from Puloypuloy (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 15 major quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 106 km WSW of Sangay, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 7.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.1605° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.0646° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 620.077 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 106 km WSW of Sangay, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-07-11 02:13:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-11 02:39:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.618 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 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 777 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 ,at,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 136 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.602 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 17 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 us7000myfa Id of event.
Event Code 7000myfa An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00sgfsu7,us7000myfa, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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