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

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

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.6 quake Philippine Sea, 239 km northeast of Butuan, Philippines, Fri, 31 Aug 2012 20:47, which had occurred 9 weeks earlier.
Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 5 km east 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: Nov 2, 2012 18:17:33 UTC
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 (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 9.259°S / 53.767°W
Nearest volcano: Paco (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) E of Burgos (pop: 3,510) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) N of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NE of Bayugan (pop: 40,600) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) ENE of Cabadbaran (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NNE of Bah-Bah (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 28,600) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) ENE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) NNE of San Francisco (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 18,500) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) ENE of Libertad (pop: 250,400) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) ENE of Cagayan de Oro (pop: 445,100) --> See nearby quakes!
824 km (512 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NE of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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6.047 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
6.138 km5km E of Burgos, PhilippinesUSGS
6.578 km020 km N 57° E of Tandag (Surigao Del Sur)PHILVOLCS
6.273 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
6.162 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
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