Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region on Monday, 10 November 2014

Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 146 km northeast of Tandag, Philippines, on Monday, 10 November 2014 at 04:41 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 146 km northeast of Tandag, Philippines, on Monday, 10 November 2014 at 04:41 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

10 Nov 04:47 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Nov 10 08:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.5.
Date & time: 10 Nov 2014 04:41:16 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.19°N / 126.9°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (175 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) ENE of Pilar (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (90 mi) NNE of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) ENE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) NE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (128 mi) NE of Libertad (pop: 250,400) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) ESE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) ESE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) ESE of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) NE of Cagayan de Oro (pop: 445,100) --> See nearby quakes!
809 km (503 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) ESE of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (199 mi) NE of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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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.
M 5.510 kmPhilippine Islands RegionGFZ
M 5.564 km80km ENE of General Luna, PhilippinesUSGS
M 5.587 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 30 Dec 2014 21:53 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    33 km (20 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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