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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines on Friday, 23 September 2016

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines on Friday, 23 September 2016

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Mindanao, Philippines on Friday, 23 September 2016
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 76.0 km.
Sep 23 22:58: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 76.0 to 73.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 73.0 to 75.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 75.0 to 78.0 km.
Sep 23 23:00: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 78.0 to 81.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 81.0 to 84.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 84.0 to 85.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 85.0 to 83.0 km.
Sep 23 23:08: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 83.0 to 52.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 23 September 2016 22:53 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.65°N / 126.59°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (139 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3*10^14 J (35 GWh / 30089 tons of TNT / 1.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 23 Sep 2016
Fri, 23 Sep 22:53 UTCM 6.4 / 52 kmMINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC
Fri, 23 Sep 22:53 UTCM 6.3 / 65 km- 35km SE of Tamisan, PhilippinesUSGS
Fri, 23 Sep 22:53 UTCM 6.2 / 60 km菲律宾棉兰老岛CEIC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
(119.2 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Davao City (127.2 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(193.9 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Davao (127.6 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Glan (Philippines) (165 km SW from epicenter)(no details): As per observation from the data here it seems there was a pattern that started from luzon last june, went thru visayas island and now here in mindanao at september. Being this day the strongest. (via EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines) (118 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I was still asleep, then I suddenly felt the shaking. (via EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines) (138 km NW from epicenter)(no details): strongest earthquake I have ever experienced in my 21 years here in Davao. (via EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines) (138 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Not a trembling feeling, more like wobbling for more than a minute. The door went 10cm open and close during that time.No damage.I wonder if it's a coincidence that this happened after a very heavy rainfall last night. I never saw it raining that much during the 2 years I live here. (via EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines) (118 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Scary (via EMSC)
Bislig (Philippines) (188 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt the intensity of the earthquake here in Bislig City. It's not that strong, but it lasts longer. The earthquake woke me up. (via EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines) (146 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It woke me up from sleeping. I am on a third floor building and the movement of the ground can really be felt. It's not just short but it's quite long (time). (via EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines) (124 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt this shaking earthquake in davao city. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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