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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES on Friday, 10 February 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES on Friday, 10 February 2017

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES on Friday, 10 February 2017
Feb 10 14:15: Magnitude recalculated from 6.7 to 6.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 40.0 to 10.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 15.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 15.0 to 10.0 km.
Feb 10 14:30: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.5.
Date & time: Friday, 10 February 2017 14:03 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.83°N / 125.5°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (29 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^14 J (98.6 GWh / 84802 tons of TNT / 5.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 10 Feb 2017
Fri, 10 Feb 14:03 UTCM 6.3 / 10 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
Fri, 10 Feb 14:03 UTCM 6.5 / 15 km- 10km SSW of Basilisa, PhilippinesUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
(708 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Prosperidad, agusan del sur / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Nasipit, Agusan del Norte (95 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Cabitoonan, Toledo City, Cebu (214.7 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): lasted perhaps 4 to 6 seconds. Light rocking.
Cebu City (189.4 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): 15 story condo was clearly felt swaying.
Nasipit, Agusan Del Norte / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Awaken & felt dizzy with the strong tremors that last longer. So freightening.
Ormoc city (163.9 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
cagayan de oro / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Maigo, Lanao del Norte (251.3 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Bato,leyte / MMI IV (Light shaking): Na shock ug kalit
Minglanilla, Cebu / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Butuan city Philippines / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Naboongan, Daguit, Labo, Camarines Norte (572.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
San jose dinagat islands / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tacloban / MMI III (Weak shaking)
General luna / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Talisay city cebu / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Camiguin Island (113 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Bansalan (Philippines) (338 km S from epicenter)(no details): Ground was shaking, the TV news broadcasted that there was 3.7 magnitude in nearby Digos City which is only a 15 km away. And OMG when I was writing this comment, I felt the ground lifted huhuhu (via EMSC)
Baybay City (Philippines) (115 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Hope there are no aftershocks and tsunami warning because were near to the sea. (via EMSC)
Cabadbaran City (Philippines) (78 km S from epicenter)(no details): The earthquake started weak and then suddenly became strong. (via EMSC)
Penampang (Malaysia) (1129 km SW from epicenter)(no details): just a small vibration . we saw our tv shook . (via EMSC)
Cebu City (Philippines) (185 km W from epicenter)(no details): Light tremor felt. (via EMSC)
Cebu City (Philippines) (185 km W from epicenter)(no details): none. it was just a faint one, anyway. (via EMSC)
Cagayan de Oro (Philippines) (180 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Light swaying for 30-60 seconds. 4th floor of hotel building (via EMSC)
Hilongos (Philippines) (101 km NW from epicenter)(no details): stay calm (via EMSC)
Mabini (Philippines) (277 km S from epicenter)(no details): It was a strong and ling quake... i thought i was hypertensive but it was the ground shaking and the water somehow receeded (via EMSC)

 

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