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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines on Thursday, 6 February 2020 - information

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines on Thursday, 6 February 2020

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Mindanao, Philippines on Thursday, 6 February 2020
6 Feb 13:46 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 34.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 6 February 2020 13:40 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.52°N / 126.48°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Balut (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) SE of Pondaguitan (pop: 2,100)
103 km (64 mi) SE of Caburan (pop: 12,600)
103 km (64 mi) SE of Mangili (pop: 3,000)
159 km (99 mi) SE of General Santos (pop: 679,600)
185 km (115 mi) SE of Digos (pop: 116,100)
198 km (123 mi) SE of Davao (pop: 1,212,500)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 6 Feb 13:40 UTCM 6.0 / 34 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
Thu, 6 Feb 13:40 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
Thu, 6 Feb 13:40 UTCM 6.1 / 39 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
Thu, 6 Feb 13:40 UTCM 6.1 / 34.8 kmIndonesia [Sea]INGV
Thu, 6 Feb 13:40 UTCM 6.1 / 52 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
2020-02-06 21:40:09 +08:00 (6 Feb 13:40:09 UTC)M 6.0 / 43.6 km104km SSE of Pondaguitan, PhilippinesUSGS
2020-02-06 21:40:08 (6 Feb 13:40:08 UTC)M 5.8 / 30 km棉兰老岛附近海域 (Philippines)CEIC
06 February 2020 - 09:40 PM (PST) (6 Feb 13:40:00 UTC)M 6.1 / 1 km124 km S 57° E of Jose Abad Santos (Davao Occidental) (Indonesia)PHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake (46)

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1192 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
ST CLOUD / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
870.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Tagum City (227.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Baan Krut Thailand (34.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
184.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
1096.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
General Santos City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
196.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Digos CIty / Weak shaking (MMI III)
General Santos City (161.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
162.2 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Davao city / Weak shaking (MMI III)
220.6 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Panabo city (595.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Nervous (reported through our app)
Dona vicente / Light shaking (MMI IV)
199.6 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Cardona Rizal Philippines (1149.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt 1 moderate jolt (reported through our app)
General Santos City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Glan / Light shaking (MMI IV)
160.2 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Light shaking felt throughout house, lights swinging (reported through our app)
228 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Davao City (200.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Purok San Jose, Baluan, General Santos City (154.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
207.7 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
185.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
182.7 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Glan Sarangani Province (144.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I feel dizzy.but there's another earthquake that could be hit Mindanao.Pray (reported through our app)
General Santos (157.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
198.1 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Davao City (Philippines, 209 km NW of epicenter) : Noticed a slight vehicle shake while on temporary stop along the road in Davao City. (reported through EMSC)
Panabo (Philippines, 221 km NW of epicenter) : Slight shake (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 207 km NW of epicenter) : Mild jolt here (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 206 km NW of epicenter) : Tremor (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 206 km NW of epicenter) : Tama tama lang maka lipong sad . . Matina davao city (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 204 km NW of epicenter) : Swaying of Chandelier and lights (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 204 km NW of epicenter) : Felt in davao city (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 204 km NW of epicenter) : Dugay nahuman (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 204 km NW of epicenter) : Not that strong, but it took a while to stop (reported through EMSC)
Polomolok (Philippines, 189 km NW of epicenter) : It was quite strong! (reported through EMSC)
Polomolok (Philippines, 185 km NW of epicenter) : Babyyyy so slowwww (reported through EMSC)
Malalag (Philippines, 178 km NW of epicenter) : Slow continuous Earthquake for less than 30 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 173 km NW of epicenter) : Me and my family felt the tremors here in GenSan,Mindanao for about 10-15 seconds... (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 170 km NW of epicenter) : kusog sya tapos dugay nahuman (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 170 km NW of epicenter) : Just slight shake but long (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 168 km NW of epicenter) : Kusog kaayo yawa! (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Mindanao, Philippines, 6 Feb 2020 13:40

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (409 quakes):
  • 03 Aug 2020 23:01 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    62 km (38.5 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 02 Aug 2020 23:19 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 31 Jul 2020 15:28 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    32 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (23 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 30 Jul 2020 21:58 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    119 km (73.9 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 30 Jul 2020 13:53 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    120 km (74.6 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 30 Jul 2020 01:15 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 29 Jul 2020 21:06 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    103 km (64 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 29 Jul 2020 17:27 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    122 km (75.8 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 28 Jul 2020 11:27 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 27 Jul 2020 16:14 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    120 km (74.6 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 26 Jul 2020 17:09 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 25 Jul 2020 17:36 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    104 km (64.6 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Jul 2020 13:47 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    31 km (19.3 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 22 Jul 2020 18:58 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    55 km (34.2 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 22 Jul 2020 17:42 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    125 km (77.7 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 21 Jul 2020 11:56 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    37 km (23 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines on Thursday, 6 February 2020

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