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M6.0 earthquake - 166km SW of Sarangani, Philippines, Wednesday, 17 October 2012 at 04:42 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 166km SW of Sarangani, Philippines on Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - 166km SW of Sarangani, Philippines on Wednesday, 17 October 2012
Date & time: Wed, 17 Oct 04:42:31 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wed, 17 Oct 2012 12:42
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 337.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.1906°N / 124.573°E
Nearest volcano: Unnamed (51 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 17 Oct
Wed, 17 Oct 04:42 UTCM 6.1 / 342 km CELEBES SEA[Map]EMSC
Wed, 17 Oct 04:42 UTCM 6.0 / 333 kmCelebes Sea[Map]GFZ
Wed, 17 Oct 04:42 UTCM 5.7 / 344 kmCelebes Sea[Map]GeoAu
Wed, 17 Oct 04:42 UTCM 5.7 / 328 kmCelebes Sea[Map]BMKG

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Davao / not felt
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 17 Oct 17:51 UTCM 4.2 / 10 km - [info] (103 km)Celebes Sea
[Map]
BMKG
Wed, 17 Oct 18:13 UTCM 4.6 / 577 km - [info] (168 km)4.6 CELEBES SEA
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 18 Oct
Thu, 18 Oct 14:01 UTCM 4.6 / 54 km - [info] (96 km)4.6 KEPULAUAN SANGIHE, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 22 Oct
Mon, 22 Oct 01:02 UTCM 4.3 / 291 km - [info] (41 km)211 km S 31° W of Sarangani (Davao Del Sur)
[Map]
PHILVOLCS
Mon, 22 Oct 01:02 UTCM 4.6 / 319.6 km - [info] (50 km)165km SW of Sarangani, Philippines
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 2 Nov
Fri, 2 Nov 14:02 UTCM 4.1 / 176 km - [info] (96 km)100 km S 1° W of Sarangani (Davao Del Sur)[Map]PHILVOLCS
Fri, 2 Nov 14:02 UTCM 5.0 / 182.5 km - [info] (89 km)84km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines[Map]USGS
Fri, 2 Nov 14:48 UTCM 4.0 / 155 km - [info] (79 km)Talaud Islands, Indonesia[Map]BMKG
Sun, 4 Nov
Sun, 4 Nov 23:46 UTCM 5.2 / 15 km - [info] (89 km)099 km S 40° W of Sarangani (Davao del Sur)[Map]PHILVOLCS
Sun, 4 Nov 23:46 UTCM 5.3 / 43.5 km - [info] (94 km)97km SSW of Sarangani, Philippines[Map]USGS
Mon, 5 Nov (8 earthquakes)
Mon, 5 Nov 00:55 UTCM 5.1 / 13 km - [info] (81 km)090 km S 40° W of Sarangani (Davao del Sur)[Map]PHILVOLCS
Mon, 5 Nov 00:55 UTCM 5.2 / 38.4 km - [info] (87 km)90km SSW of Sarangani, Philippines[Map]USGS
Mon, 5 Nov 01:01 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (85 km)4.8 KEPULAUAN SANGIHE, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Mon, 5 Nov 04:06 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (54 km)4.7 KEPULAUAN SANGIHE, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Mon, 5 Nov 08:48 UTCM 4.5 / 14 km - [info] (99 km)107 km S 41° W of Sarangani (DAVAO DEL SUR)[Map]PHILVOLCS
Mon, 5 Nov 08:48 UTCM 4.4 / 126.2 km - [info] (92 km)129km SSW of Sarangani, Philippines[Map]USGS
Mon, 5 Nov 10:14 UTCM 3.8 / 94 km - [info]Awu (22 km)Talaud Islands, Indonesia[Map]BMKG
Mon, 5 Nov 18:43 UTCM 4.8 / 94 km - [info]Awu (71 km)4.8 KEPULAUAN TALAUD, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Thu, 8 Nov
Thu, 8 Nov 05:20 UTCM 4.4 / 148.6 km - [info] (114 km)108km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines[Map]USGS
Mon, 12 Nov
Mon, 12 Nov 11:34 UTCM 4.2 / 518 km - [info] (93 km)Celebes Sea[Map]BMKG
Thu, 22 Nov
Thu, 22 Nov 06:32 UTCM 4.2 / 77 km - [info] (132 km)142 km S 43° E of Sarangani (Davao del Sur)
[Map]
PHILVOLCS
Thu, 22 Nov 06:32 UTCM 4.6 / 100.5 km - [info] (135 km)125km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 23 Nov
Fri, 23 Nov 13:12 UTCM 4.5 / 556.6 km - [info] (143 km)262km SSE of Tabiauan, Philippines
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 27 Nov
Tue, 27 Nov 20:30 UTCM 4.8 / 16 km - [info]Awu (81 km)233 km S 20° E of Sarangani (Davao del Sur)[Map]PHILVOLCS
Tue, 27 Nov 20:30 UTCM 4.8 / 74.2 km - [info]Awu (101 km)171km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines[Map]USGS
Mon, 3 Dec
Mon, 3 Dec 14:52 UTCM 4.4 / 154 km - [info]Awu (49 km)Talaud Islands, Indonesia[Map]BMKG
Mon, 10 Dec
Mon, 10 Dec 17:34 UTCM 4.5 / 20 km - [info]Awu (91 km)222 km S 25° E of Sarangani (Davao del Sur)[Map]PHILVOLCS
Sat, 15 Dec
Sat, 15 Dec 21:02 UTCM 3.9 / 14 km - [info]Awu (93 km)300 km S 26° E of Gen. Santos City[Map]PHILVOLCS
Thu, 20 Dec
Thu, 20 Dec 09:22 UTCM 4.4 / 178 km - [info] (48 km)4.4 MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES[Map]EMSC
Sun, 23 Dec
Sun, 23 Dec 12:52 UTCM 5.0 / 33 km - [info]Awu (66 km)204 km S 20° E of Sarangani (Davao Del Sur)[Map]PHILVOLCS
Sun, 23 Dec 17:15 UTCM 4.5 / 20 km - [info]Awu (97 km)240 km S 24° E of Sarangani (Davao Del Sur)[Map]PHILVOLCS
Mon, 24 Dec
Mon, 24 Dec 14:05 UTCM 3.8 / 99 km - [info]Awu (118 km)205 km S 35° E of Sarangani (Davao Del Sur)[Map]PHILVOLCS
Mon, 24 Dec 19:50 UTCM 4.9 / 27 km - [info]Awu (100 km)216 km S 29° E of Sarangani (Davao Del Sur )[Map]PHILVOLCS
Mon, 31 Dec
Mon, 31 Dec 10:03 UTCM 2.9 / 33 km - [info]Awu (115 km)193 km S 35° E of Sarangani (Davao del Sur)[Map]PHILVOLCS

 

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