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Strong earthquake, 6.9 mag strikes near Sangay in Philippines

Earthquake location 6S, 123.3WA earthquake magnitude 6.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Sangay in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 02:13:19 / 2:13 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00sgfsu7. Id of event: at00sgfsu7. Exact location of event, depth 621 km, 123.3° East, 6° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/07/24 / 2024-07-11 02:13:19 / July 11, 2024 @ 2:13 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sangay in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 621 km (386 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tuburan, Maitum, South Upi. Epicenter of the earthquake was 103 km (64 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 132 km (82 miles) from South Upi (c. 12 500 pop), 133 km (82 miles) from Maitum (c. 8 500 pop), 134 km (83 miles) from Tuburan (c. 8 200 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Bantogon (c. 5 400 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Puloypuloy (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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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 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: 95 km WSW of Sangay, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.3° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 621 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 95 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 02:13:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-11 02:25:09 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 732 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 83 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 25.199997984 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 at00sgfsu7 Id of event.
Event Code 00sgfsu7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00sgfsu7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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