Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines on Saturday, 8 September 2018 - information

Very strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 5.2 km northeast of Manay, Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Saturday, 8 September 2018 at 07:16 (GMT)

Very strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 5.2 km northeast of Manay, Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Saturday, 8 September 2018 at 07:16 (GMT)

Very strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

8 Sep 07:23 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Sep 8 07:24: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.2.
Date & time: 8 Sep 2018 07:16:50 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.24°N / 126.58°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) ENE of Manay (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) ESE of San Mariano (Compostela Valley) (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SE of Compostela (pop: 42,600) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) ENE of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SE of Monkayo (pop: 51,400) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) ESE of Magugpo Poblacion (pop: 233,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Samal (pop: 43,500) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) E of Panabo (pop: 84,700) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) E of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) ESE of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
6.210 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
6.110 kmMINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC
6.110 km- 9km WNW of Manay, PhilippinesUSGS
6.120 kmPhilippines [Sea]INGV
6.042 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
6.120 km菲律宾棉兰老岛CEIC

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User reports for this quake (183)

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davao city / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Bajada, Davao City (115 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : My mother and I went inside a clinic when all of the sudden we feel the shake, my mother thought someone fought outside the building but the shake got stronger that's why the people inside the clinic panicked, and we saw some signs outside also shaking. It lasted a minute or two. Then we felt dizzy. Thank God nothing happened...  
Mataram (2109.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Kipp / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I'm just washing all the dishes in the house and i feel nothing until my mother tell all to the kids that there was an earthquake and no one injured and no damaged things in our house.... That what i feel during the earthquake.... Thank you for your service  
Pantukan / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was lying in bed watching TV when I feel dizzy. I already thought that there was an earthquake. When my mom told me that there was an earthquake, the ground started shaking violently that I nearly lost my balance while heading my way outside the house. I saw how the furnitures fell and the house sways. That's the strongest earthquake I encountered.  
sm city ecoland davao city / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I and my family together with my friends were inside sm city ecoland specifically at 3rd flr inside davao light office, we were swaying together the hanging lights, we were just calming ourselves sitting while waiting for the personnel to guide us pero wla pong dumating ni walang siren for emergency , while my mother sister and 1 daughter were on the ground floor, ang dali nila pinatakbo sa labas ng mga personnel while kami sa taas parang tanga, i think they need to have a drill specially how to  
116.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Samal islanf davao del norte / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Everything was moving inside the house. Even me and my kids was shocked  
Davao city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao city / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Davao Doc Quirino Avenue D.C / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Ang traffic light at ang poste ng kuryente po sumasayaw sa lakas ng lindol.  
MATI CITY, DAVAO ORIENTAL / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : i'm in the office during the earthquake. i was stuck in my chair and don't know what to do because i felt so nervous and, i was panicking at the same time. But thank God, nothing seriously happened and we're all safe. God Bless us All.  
Davao / Light shaking (MMI IV)
110.4 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
sm city ecoland davao city / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : my family and i were inside sm city ecoland at customer service near the grocery store. the shaking was so strong but authorities didnt ask shoppers to evacuate. dont know about their protocol but it was really bad. i think they need to have an earthquake drill again.  
Jumao-as St., Brgy. Zone 1, Digos City, Davao del / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
kabacan, cotabato / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Tagum city / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was in the mall during the earthquake, we felt the shaking of the ground thank God we are all safe, earthquake drill is really helpful to educate everybody.  
tagum city / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : we all felt the intensity of the earthquake while were in the 5th floor of the school building. I felt nervous while steping down through the downfloor.  
Brgy Riverside, Calinan, Davao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : the 6th day novena prayer for the 40days of my father started and we were standing then everybody sat down due to strong shaking... akala ng mother ko na umatake ang vertigo nya yun pala earthquake na...medyo matagal tagal din ang duration ng pag shake....  
Mintal Davao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Panabo City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Toril (122 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cabadbaran City, Agusan del Norte / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Maa Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sleeping at that time then I felt my bed shaking, it wakes me up and saw our things being out place.  
davao city / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
109.2 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)   
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Davao city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
tagum / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
University of the Immaculate Conception - Bonifaci / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Agusan del Sur / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Davao city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
davao city / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Panabo / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Nakaupo lang aq pero sumakit nahilo aq.  
tagum city,davao del norte / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Digos City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Una Nag Vibrate Raman Ang Floor.. Then After Ni Shake Najud Sya.. Makalipong Sya Nga Linog, so meaning Kusog Jud..Unya Dugay Pajud Nahuman.  
MEDINA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
257.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Davao City, Avida Towers / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was in the 12th floor of the building. The earthquake was so strong, i was so scared to even stand and get out of my bed. It’s way stronger and longer in duration than the last one.  
matina crossing dc. / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
110.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Mabini Compostela valley province / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Papunta na sana akong banyo para maligo kaila ko nahihilo lng ako nung una hanggang sa parang nahulog na yong mga display ko sa aparador...Malakas talaga Lindol na un  
SM Lanang / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : We're at the 2F of SM Lanang Premiere. It was quite strong and everyone was asked to get out Of the bldg  
Tago, surigao del sur / Weak shaking (MMI III)
SANTA CRUZ / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
davao city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Sm lanang / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Mabini Compostela valley province / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
capitol hill, mati city (48.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Panacan, Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
sm lanang / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Davao City, Malagamot / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Felt Dizzy On and after the shake  
cagayan de oro (251 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
111.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Mati,Davao Oriental / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)   
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davao city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Digos City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : We are watching a horroe movie and we thought that was part of the movie effects but it was an earthquake.  
Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Matina pangi / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Digos / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Short shaking building  
Panabo City / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : It was the strongest earthquake I've experienced so far.  
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
2-A / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Tagum City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao city / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
matina davao city / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was insde our bathroom when i felt the earthquake. Our house which has a solid foundation swayed strongly as well as our hanging lights banging to each other and the water on the bathtub making a splash that the water went out of the tub  
tagum city, davao del norte / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao City. Magallanes Residences / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Nakahiga ako sa sofa habang nag cecellphone. Hanggang sa naramdaman ko ang untiunting pag galaw ng building.  
Davao city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sleeping at that time when I suddenly felt that I was swaying and I almost dropped myself from my bed.  
108 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bangkal - / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : We were in the office while doing works we feel the strong shaking of the building  
Don maecelino, davao occidental / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao (116.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Tagum city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Gmall davao / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Shaking  
Kidapawan city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City (120.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Cotabato city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Davao city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
sto tomas davao del norte / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Tagum City (88.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Davao city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Panabo city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
buhangin davao city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
General santos City / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Davao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : The shelves were falling at Daiso in Abreeza. Everyone was running outside of the mall.  
Davao City (126.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lasted 5 - 10 seconds. Everything in my bedroom shook strongly. Woke me up. No obvious damage. Distorted shape of large wardrobe but mirrors did not crack.  
Lupon Davao Oriental / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
catalunan grande / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
10.2 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Mindano, Philippines / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
general santos city / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Lasang Davao city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Piapi Boulevard,Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Deca Homes Indangan Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bangkal Davao / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
121.6 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Short but violent shake, less than 10 seconds. (reported through our app)  
Davao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
davao city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Roxas Avenue, Davao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Strong shaking people went out of buildings.  
Davao Citu / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
tagum city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
old airport sasa davao city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lopez Jaena Lunar Street Doña Vicenta Vilage Dava / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : felt the earth moving.  
117.8 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
115.4 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I woke up due yo it (reported through our app)  
Tibungco Davao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : We're in the 3rd floor w my bby and it was scary  
Davao, city / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was lying on the floor when i felt the tremmor, when i check on the window the trees outside are also moving.  
Davao city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Samal Island (94.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Mabini,Compostela valley / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Omg!grabe!sakit ng ulo ko pagtapos ng lindol  
98.8 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Mati (49.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao City, Philippines / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Whole house shook side to side and rolled up and down at the same time.  
Buhangin, Davao City / not felt
Matina Aplaya Davao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
116.8 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : went outside the house . . .  
Davao City / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
s.i.r davao city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
LEGASPI ST. DAVAO CITY / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
108.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Its like I am Iam inside the boat. (reported through our app)  
Davao city matina / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
davao city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Toril Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Jasaan, Misamis Oriental, Philippines / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Matina, davao / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao City (124.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : It seemed to last for a long time. Not shaking..but more like a boat on the water.  
Davao city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Digos City / Weak shaking (MMI III)
obrero st. davao city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
90.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
davao cityt / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : scared  
Panabo city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
108.3 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : We all felt dizzy. The shaking lasted for more than 2 minutes. This was the first time of all my earthquake experience that I still felt trembled even after it  
Mintal (121.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Swaying  
north / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Midsayap North Cotabato  
Davao city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Cagayan de Oro / Light shaking (MMI IV)
110 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
253.3 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Bansalan (Philippines, 155 km W of epicenter) : It was shaking for few seconds. Bit strong (reported through EMSC)  
Cagayan de Oro (Philippines, 251 km NW of epicenter) : Noticeable shaking felt in cagayan de oro city (reported through EMSC)  
Butuan City (Philippines, 223 km NW of epicenter) : di na feel ng mama ko kasi may ginagawa sya, ako naka upo lang kaya ramdam ko uga ng lupa (reported through EMSC)  
General Santos City (Philippines, 197 km SW of epicenter) : Gentle rocking. No sharp jolts. (reported through EMSC)  
Hagonoy (Philippines, 146 km SW of epicenter) : ... we're just having our typical afternoon snack time, and all a sudden the house just rocked like everyone was jumping... All the cabinets and doors were dancing too... (reported through EMSC)  
Digos City (Philippines, 141 km W of epicenter) : 1518hrs medium to strong rolling quake at Digos City Davao Del Sur (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 121 km W of epicenter) : Im dead (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 121 km W of epicenter) : Quite distinct lateral movements - lasted perceptibly for maybe 30 seconds or more. (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 118 km W of epicenter) : Whole house was shaking in strong long strides... (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 104 km W of epicenter) : I was on the second floor, felt dizzy, but then it was real, heard a crash somewhere during the earthquake, and evacuated with caution. (reported through EMSC)  
Tagum (Philippines, 85 km W of epicenter) : strong jerky lateral movements that lasted 30 seconds or more (reported through EMSC)  
Manay (Philippines, 6 km S of epicenter) : Very, very strong. (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (66 quakes):
  • 01 Mar 2019 09:27 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 19 Feb 2019 18:14 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Feb 2019 16:20 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    91 km (56.5 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 03 Nov 2018 21:19 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    127 km (78.9 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 03 Nov 2018 14:17 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    73 km (45 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 01 Nov 2018 17:17 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    31 km (19.3 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 29 Oct 2018 06:42 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    143 km (88.9 mi) depth
    |
    68 km (42 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 29 Oct 2018 01:34 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    |
    62 km (39 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 27 Oct 2018 18:09 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    148 km (92 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 26 Oct 2018 07:37 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    31 km (19.3 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 25 Oct 2018 19:41 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    31 km (19.3 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 25 Oct 2018 19:37 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    32 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 Oct 2018 11:04 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 Oct 2018 01:44 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    72 km (45 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Oct 2018 22:42 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    28 km (17.4 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Oct 2018 17:31 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    71 km (44 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • Show all

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