M6.4 earthquake - 6km ESE of Burgos, Philippines, Friday, 2 November 2012 at 18:17 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 5km E of Burgos, Philippines, on Sat, 3 Nov 2012 02:17 (Asia/Manila)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.6 quake Off Samar Island, Philippines, Fri, 31 Aug 2012 20:47, which had occurred 9 weeks earlier.
Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - 5km E of Burgos, Philippines, on Sat, 3 Nov 2012 02:17 (Asia/Manila)

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 38 km depth

2 Nov 18:45 UTC: First to report: USGS after 28 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Nov 2012 06:17:33 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 3 Nov 2012 02:17 (Asia/Manila)
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 38.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.2587°N / 126.233°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (13 mi) N of Tandag (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 29,000)
29 km (18 mi) SE of Cantilan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 9,410)
50 km (31 mi) SE of Socorro (pop: 9,740)
76 km (47 mi) NE of Bayugan (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 40,600)
83 km (52 mi) NE of Butuan (Agusan Del Norte) (pop: 309,700)
100 km (62 mi) SE of Surigao (pop: 87,800)
253 km (157 mi) NE of Davao (pop: 1,212,500)
302 km (188 mi) NE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.060 km MINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC
M 6.047 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
M 6.138 km5km E of Burgos, PhilippinesUSGS
M 6.578 km020 km N 57° E of Tandag (Surigao Del Sur)PHILVOLCS
M 6.273 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
M 6.162 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG

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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 5km E of Burgos, Philippines, on Sat, 3 Nov 2012 02:17 (Asia/Manila)
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