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Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - Celebes Sea on Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - information

Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 250 km southeast of Jolo, Philippines, on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 06:13 GMT

Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 250 km southeast of Jolo, Philippines, on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 06:13 GMT

Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake at 627 km depth

10 Jan 06:17 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Jan 10 06:18: Magnitude recalculated from 7.2 to 7.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 627.0 to 630.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 630.0 to 631.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 631.0 to 632.0 km.
Jan 10 06:20: Magnitude recalculated from 7.1 to 7.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 632.0 to 633.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 633.0 to 630.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 630.0 to 627.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 627.0 to 625.0 km.
Jan 10 06:25: Magnitude recalculated from 7.0 to 6.9.
Jan 10 06:26: Magnitude recalculated from 6.9 to 7.3.
Jan 10 06:26: Magnitude recalculated from 7.3 to 6.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 625.0 to 628.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 628.0 to 629.0 km.
Jan 10 06:28: Magnitude recalculated from 6.9 to 6.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 629.0 to 628.0 km.
Jan 10 06:29: Magnitude recalculated from 6.8 to 7.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 628.0 to 627.0 km.
Jan 10 06:30: Magnitude recalculated from 7.1 to 7.2.
Date & time: Jan 10, 2017 06:13:47 UTC
Magnitude: 7.2
Depth: 627.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.44°N / 122.57°E (Celebes Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 4.44°S / 57.43°W
Nearest volcano: Unnamed (179 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
213 km (132 mi) SE of Pitogo (pop: 3,490) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) SE of Jolo (pop: 101,000) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) SSE of Isabela (pop: 67,300) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) SSE of Zamboanga (pop: 457,600) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (179 mi) SSE of Recodo (pop: 42,800) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) SW of Koronadal (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) SSW of Cotabato City (pop: 179,400) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (230 mi) SW of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
389 km (241 mi) SSW of Pagadian City (pop: 186,900) --> See nearby quakes!
446 km (277 mi) SW of Central (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) SE of Jolo Island (pop: 530,000) --> See nearby quakes!
478 km (297 mi) SW of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1015 joules (1106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 59.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
7.2627 kmCelebes SeaGFZ
7.3613 km- 188km SSE of Tabiauan, PhilippinesUSGS
7.0626 km CELEBES SEAEMSC
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near Kencong, East Java (1732.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : no shaking felt  
Denpasar (1671 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Roxas City Capiz / not felt
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (739.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (740.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Donggongon, Sabah (735.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Kepayan, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt the tremor, which lasted around 20 seconds. It occurred twice.  
Kota Kinabalu, sabah / Weak shaking (MMI III)
toril davao city / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Legian, Bali (1674.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Kota Kinabalu / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Davao (433.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Polomolok, South Cotabato, Philippines / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali (1677.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Bali, Kuta (1676.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Duration of shaking around 10 seconds. Table was trembling. (reported through our app)  
Tomohon, North Sulawesi (428.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Davao City (Philippines, 437 km NE of epicenter) : The swaying movement of all our light fittings were active for more than a minute, (reported through EMSC)  
Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei, 850 km W of epicenter) : Slight sway for 3 to 5 sec (reported through EMSC)  
Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia, 741 km W of epicenter) : I felt my chair give a single hard jolt (reported through EMSC)  
Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei, 856 km W of epicenter) : brunei , sarawak , sabah and indonesia earthquake (reported through EMSC)  
Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei, 850 km W of epicenter) : Felt in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei today the Phillipines the buildings shock visibly. (reported through EMSC)  
Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia, 741 km W of epicenter) : I felt the tremor! (reported through EMSC)  
(Indonesia, 1662 km SW of epicenter) : Just felt a small jolt once, my son also felt it in the next room. I am confused that we could feel this earthquake in Bali? (reported through EMSC)  
(Indonesia, 1651 km SW of epicenter) : Ubud, Bali. Pool water making waves 4-5 times about 10-15 minutes after the earthquake. (reported through EMSC)  
Lahad Datu (Malaysia, 476 km W of epicenter) : Feet feels shaky and body at a sitting position was swaying lightly for about 3 second (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 436 km NE of epicenter) : There was no reports on the local tv stations that could give us info on the epicenter, damages, etc. (reported through EMSC)  
Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia, 746 km W of epicenter) : Felt it in Damai, Kota Kinabalu, around 2.20pm for about 5 seconds.. quite strong as we are on the 3rd floor of the building (reported through EMSC)  
Tuaran (Malaysia, 737 km W of epicenter) : No coment (reported through EMSC)  
(Australia, 2861 km SE of epicenter) : Trembling only lasted about 5 seconds. Was felt by a colleague as well who was standing at the time. (reported through EMSC)  
(Indonesia, 1674 km SW of epicenter) : We felt gentle quakes twice (reported through EMSC)  
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (39 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Dec 10, 2018 03:00
3 years ago
4.7

614 km
Celebes Sea, 312 km N of Gorontalo, IndonesiaMore
Nov 23, 2018 16:00
3 years ago
4.1

45 km
Celebes Sea, Indonesia, 147 km S of General Santos City, PhilippinesMore
Nov 3, 2018 19:15
4 years ago
2.6

12 km
Celebes Sea, 100 km SW of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Oct 28, 2018 16:11
4 years ago
3.1

26 km
Celebes Sea, 54 km SW of Palimbang, PhilippinesMore
Oct 5, 2018 15:55
4 years ago
2.4

35 km
Celebes Sea, 165 km SW of Koronadal, PhilippinesMore
Oct 3, 2018 12:41
4 years ago
3.9

117 km
Celebes Sea, 182 km SW of Koronadal, PhilippinesMore
Sep 10, 2018 19:56
4 years ago
2.1

5 km
Celebes Sea, 170 km SW of Koronadal, PhilippinesMore
Sep 10, 2018 19:56
4 years ago
2.0

1 km
Celebes Sea, 63 km S of Kiamba, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Sep 6, 2018 22:35
4 years ago
3.1

26 km
Celebes Sea, Indonesia, 146 km S of General Santos City, PhilippinesMore
Sep 4, 2018 12:29
4 years ago
2.9

25 km
Celebes Sea, Indonesia, 206 km SW of General Santos City, PhilippinesMore
Jul 29, 2018 12:37
4 years ago
3.2

1 km
Celebes Sea, 54 km SW of Kiamba, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 25, 2018 16:37
4 years ago
3.0

1 km
Celebes Sea, 48 km SW of Kiamba, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 21, 2018 06:04
4 years ago
2.6

11 km
Celebes Sea, 97 km SW of Baliton, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 14, 2018 11:27
4 years ago
3.0

24 km
Celebes Sea, 138 km SW of General Santos City, PhilippinesMore
Jun 26, 2018 16:12
4 years ago
3.2

39 km
Celebes Sea, Indonesia, 196 km SW of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Jun 24, 2018 10:42
4 years ago
2.8

3 km
Celebes Sea, 36 km S of Palimbang, PhilippinesMore
Jun 17, 2018 18:10
4 years ago
3.0

34 km
Celebes Sea, 115 km SE of Jolo, Province of Sulu, Mindanao Musulman, PhilippinesMore
Jun 6, 2018 16:12
4 years ago
2.3

23 km
Celebes Sea, 142 km SW of General Santos City, PhilippinesMore
Jun 2, 2018 15:47
4 years ago
2.0

6 km
Celebes Sea, 222 km NW of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
May 5, 2018 19:44
4 years ago
2.3

21 km
Celebes Sea, 67 km SW of Palimbang, PhilippinesMore
Mar 20, 2018 11:10
4 years ago
4.7

560 km
Celebes Sea, 156 km SW of Cotabato City, PhilippinesMore
Mar 17, 2018 12:48
4 years ago
4.5

547 km
Celebes Sea, 317 km N of Gorontalo, IndonesiaMore
Mar 13, 2018 16:08
4 years ago
2.8

27 km
Celebes Sea, 95 km SW of Kiamba, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Feb 7, 2018 18:09
4 years ago
2.1

32 km
Celebes Sea, 194 km N of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Jan 22, 2018 09:03
4 years ago
2.4

64 km
Celebes Sea, 150 km SW of General Santos City, PhilippinesMore
Jan 18, 2018 01:41
4 years ago
3.5

3 km
Celebes Sea, 344 km NW of Gorontalo, IndonesiaMore
Oct 18, 2017 00:46
5 years ago
4.7

562 km
Celebes Sea, 59 km SW of Kalamansig, PhilippinesMore
Jul 28, 2017 10:30
5 years ago
2.7

12 km
Celebes Sea, 51 km SW of Kalamansig, PhilippinesMore
Jul 27, 2017 05:02
5 years ago
3.7

23 km
Celebes Sea, 53 km S of Municipality of Siasi, PhilippinesMore
Jul 25, 2017 17:49
5 years ago
2.6

1 km
Celebes Sea, 182 km SW of General Santos City, PhilippinesMore
Jul 21, 2017 03:56
5 years ago
3.2

132 km
Celebes Sea, 157 km SW of General Santos City, PhilippinesMore
Jul 17, 2017 18:55
5 years ago
3.5

13 km
Celebes Sea, Indonesia, 207 km SW of General Santos City, PhilippinesMore
Apr 24, 2017 16:34
5 years ago
3.6

19 km
Celebes Sea, 58 km SW of Kalamansig, PhilippinesMore
Apr 15, 2017 05:36
5 years ago
2.6

45 km
Celebes Sea, Indonesia, 184 km SW of General Santos City, PhilippinesMore
Mar 6, 2017 01:39
5 years ago
4.6

529 km
Celebes Sea, 68 km SW of Maitum, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Feb 19, 2017 15:31
5 years ago
4.6

551 km
Celebes Sea, 42 km S of Palimbang, PhilippinesMore
Feb 10, 2017 18:42
5 years ago
3.3

110 km
Celebes Sea, Indonesia, 163 km SW of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Feb 4, 2017 18:02
5 years ago
4.2

15 km
Celebes Sea, 164 km S of Koronadal, PhilippinesMore
Jan 10, 2017 06:25
5 years ago
5.2

600 km
Celebes Sea, 253 km SE of Jolo, Province of Sulu, Mindanao Musulman, PhilippinesMore

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