M6.2 earthquake - 28km SE of Caburan, Philippines, Saturday, 16 February 2013 at 04:37 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 28km SE of Caburan, Philippines, on Sat, 16 Feb 2013 12:37

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - 28km SE of Caburan, Philippines, on Sat, 16 Feb 2013 12:37

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 98 km depth

16 Feb 05:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 23 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Feb 2013 04:37:36 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 16 Feb 2013 12:37
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 98.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.7587°N / 125.838°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Balut (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) SE of Caburan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 12,600)
32 km (20 mi) SSE of Mangili (pop: 3,020)
65 km (40 mi) ESE of Malapatan (Sarangani) (pop: 19,400)
72 km (44 mi) ESE of Alabel (pop: 43,300)
77 km (48 mi) SSE of Malita (pop: 41,100)
84 km (52 mi) ESE of General Santos (pop: 679,600)
148 km (92 mi) S of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500)
223 km (139 mi) SE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.294 km MINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC
M 6.298 km28km SE of Caburan, PhilippinesUSGS
M 6.1129 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
M 6.0121 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
M 6.285 km046 km N 47° E of Sarangani (Davao Del Sur)PHILVOLCS

shake map
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User reports for this quake (4)

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Calumpang, Philippines / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Floors moved, buildings and machinery shook for several seconds. No apparent damage.
General Santos City, Php / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
General Santos City, Php / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Panabo (Philippines, 172 km N of epicenter) : Mild side to side shaking for 5-10 seconds. No mistaking it was an earthquake, but not enough to cause panic. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake 28km SE of Caburan, Philippines, Sat, 16 Feb 2013 12:37

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (27 quakes):
  • 31 Jul 2013 00:52 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    48 km (29.8 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (25 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 19 Jul 2013 17:38 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 15 Jul 2013 16:22 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    150.4 km (93.5 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Jun 2013 15:56 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    34 km (21.1 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (33 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 07 Jun 2013 16:58 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    190 km (118.1 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 30 May 2013 17:06 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    106 km (65.9 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (18 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 25 May 2013 11:17 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    137 km (85.1 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 21 May 2013 20:23 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    68 km (42.3 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 20 May 2013 05:20 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    154 km (95.7 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 20 May 2013 02:13 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    28 km (17.4 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 19 May 2013 22:57 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 May 2013 17:51 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    94 km (58.4 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 06 May 2013 11:58 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    49 km (30.4 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 05 May 2013 06:29 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    141 km (87.6 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (7 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 15 Apr 2013 17:16 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    114 km (70.8 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Apr 2013 17:16 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    78 km (48.5 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 28km SE of Caburan, Philippines, on Sat, 16 Feb 2013 12:37
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