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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines on Thursday, 26 March 2020 - information

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 5.5 km southwest of Baliton, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 15:38 GMT

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 5.5 km southwest of Baliton, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 15:38 GMT Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 5.5 km southwest of Baliton, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 15:38 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 53 km depth

26 Mar 15:44 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Mar 26 15:45: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.1.
Mar 26 16:11: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 53.0 km.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 26, 2020 15:38:03 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude6
Depth53.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude5.71°N / 125.2°E (Celebes Sea, Philippines)
Antipode5.71°S / 54.8°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking
Felt150 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearest volcanoBalut (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities5 km (3 mi) SW of Baliton (Sarangani) (pop: 5,810) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) S of Glan (Sarangani) (pop: 24,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) SSW of Malapatan (Sarangani) (pop: 19,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) SSW of Alabel (pop: 43,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) S of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
59 km (37 mi) SSE of Polomolok (pop: 64,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
64 km (40 mi) S of Maluñgun (pop: 52,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
96 km (60 mi) SSE of Koronadal (pop: 125,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
158 km (98 mi) SSW of Central (pop: 1,212,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
186 km (116 mi) SSE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.053 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
6.156 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
6.150 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
6.159 km27km SW of Baliton, PhilippinesUSGS
6.167 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
6.148 km041 km S 13° W of Glan (Sarangani) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
6.167 kmPhilippines [Sea]INGV

User reports for this quake (173)

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Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s
Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Philippines / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Surprising. After our island (Mindanao) was attacked by series of strong earthquakes last   
Davao City (160.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao City (161.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
General Santos City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
General santos city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Cotabato City, Philippines / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kidapawan city (143.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Kidapawan / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Slightly felt  
Davao (154.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
General Santos City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Zamboanga city / not felt
General Santos city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
General Santos City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Panabo City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tinoto, Province of Sarangani, Soccsksargen (29 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
General Santos City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Soccsksargen (96.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
digos city / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : trembling then building to an upward jolting movement like sonething pushing us to hop  
General Santos City, South Cotabato, Soccsksargen (48.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Tapikan, Maguindanao, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (163.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Davao oriental / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tango Glan Sarangani / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : It was terrifying  
Tango Glan Sarangani / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : It was in the middle of our deep sleep when i heard things dropping. It shoke us and made dizzy...that was terrifying.  
New Taipei City (2187.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Bongao, Tawi-Tawi / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 03/26/2020 Past quarter 11:30pm Felt light shaking of ground in our area 2x after a minute (Bongao, Tawi-Tawi Province)  
Bongao, Tawi-Tawi / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt 2x after a minute  
Lagao, General Santos (46.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke me up with a little jolt then for about 20 seconds or less the place was shaking and jolting pretty heavily.  
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Depth
LocationDetails
Sep 18, 2020 00:07
1 year 41 weeks ago
3.3

103 km
041 Km S 06° E of Don Marcelino (Davao Occidental), PhilippinesMore
Sep 17, 2020 17:00
1 year 41 weeks ago
2.9

20 km
013 Km N 26° E of Alabel (Sarangani), PhilippinesMore
Sep 17, 2020 14:53
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2.8

12 km
026 Km S 87° E of Kiamba (Sarangani), PhilippinesMore
Sep 16, 2020 18:31
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2.8

177 km
005 Km N 22° E of Sarangani (Davao Occidental), PhilippinesMore
Sep 16, 2020 18:31
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3.4

186 km
017 Km N 66° W of Sarangani (Davao Occidental), PhilippinesMore
Sep 16, 2020 13:50
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2.1

14 km
021 Km S 02° E of Maasim (Sarangani), PhilippinesMore
Sep 16, 2020 13:50
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2.1

19 km
044 Km S 56° W of Glan (Sarangani), PhilippinesMore
Sep 16, 2020 02:39
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2.7

36 km
018 Km S 43° W of Sarangani (Davao Occidental), PhilippinesMore
Sep 15, 2020 23:00
1 year 41 weeks ago
2.1

31 km
011 Km N 66° E of Glan (Sarangani), PhilippinesMore
Sep 15, 2020 22:59
1 year 41 weeks ago
2.0

33 km
017 Km S 64° E of Glan (Sarangani), PhilippinesMore
Sep 13, 2020 13:43
1 year 41 weeks ago
2.3

166 km
011 Km S 23° E of Jose Abad Santos (Davao Occidental) (Philippines)More
Sep 13, 2020 11:12
1 year 41 weeks ago
2.6

172 km
006 Km S 62° W of Sarangani (Davao Occidental) (Philippines)More
Sep 9, 2020 10:48
1 year 42 weeks ago
2.4

5 km
7.7 km S of Malapatan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Aug 20, 2020 17:22
1 year 45 weeks ago
2.2

12 km
029 Km N 62° W of Maasim (Sarangani) (Philippines)More
Aug 20, 2020 16:29
1 year 45 weeks ago
2.2

9 km
029 Km N 86° E of Kiamba (Sarangani) (Philippines)More
Aug 20, 2020 15:54
1 year 45 weeks ago
3.6

14 km
50 km W of General Santos City, PhilippinesMore
Aug 12, 2020 20:47
1 year 46 weeks ago
2.7

7 km
005 Km S 78° E of Glan (Sarangani) (Philippines)More
Aug 12, 2020 02:44
1 year 46 weeks ago
2.7

18 km
019 Km S 70° E of Glan (Sarangani) (Philippines)More
Aug 8, 2020 16:20
1 year 47 weeks ago
2.7

3 km
008 Km S 11° W of Glan (Sarangani) (Philippines)More
Jul 22, 2020 17:45
1 year 49 weeks ago
2.2

5 km
5.9 km SE of Malapatan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 21, 2020 23:20
1 year 49 weeks ago
3.2

1 km
Celebes Sea, 36 km SW of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 21, 2020 19:46
1 year 49 weeks ago
2.4

20 km
25 km SW of Polomolok, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 21, 2020 12:41
1 year 49 weeks ago
2.6

16 km
23 km SE of Lake Sebu, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 17, 2020 12:18
1 year 50 weeks ago
3.2

205 km
Philippine Sea, 25 km NE of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Jul 16, 2020 01:59
1 year 50 weeks ago
3.5

15 km
43 km S of General Santos City, PhilippinesMore
Jul 13, 2020 20:15
1 year 50 weeks ago
3.1

41 km
Celebes Sea, 32 km SW of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Jul 6, 2020 03:32
1 year 51 weeks ago
3.2

93 km
007 Km S 45° E of Malapatan (Sarangani) (Philippines)More
Jul 5, 2020 11:18
1 year 51 weeks ago
2.5

1 km
26 km SW of Polomolok, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 4, 2020 17:16
1 year 52 weeks ago
2.2

14 km
12 km N of Lumayan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 2, 2020 09:15
1 year 52 weeks ago
3.3

191 km
017 Km S 37° W of Jose Abad Santos (Davao Occidental) (Philippines)More
Jun 27, 2020 11:10
2 years ago
3.0

1 km
9.4 km E of Pangyan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jun 27, 2020 03:35
2 years ago
3.0

19 km
028 Km N 10° W of Sarangani (Davao Occidental) (Philippines)More
Jun 25, 2020 06:21
2 years ago
3.1

27 km
13 km S of Caburan, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Jun 20, 2020 16:11
2 years ago
2.0

65 km
17 km SW of Maasim, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jun 19, 2020 01:00
2 years ago
3.4

219 km
Philippine Sea, 5.2 km E of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Jun 18, 2020 19:11
2 years ago
2.3

177 km
Philippine Sea, 18 km S of Caburan, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Jun 15, 2020 21:34
2 years ago
2.2

19 km
21 km SE of Lake Sebu, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jun 14, 2020 18:43
2 years ago
2.4

28 km
7.9 km E of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jun 13, 2020 15:46
2 years ago
2.3

2 km
Celebes Sea, 12 km SW of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jun 13, 2020 14:20
2 years ago
2.0

60 km
Celebes Sea, 8.8 km NW of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jun 12, 2020 03:20
2 years ago
3.2

183 km
Philippine Sea, 17 km NE of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Jun 11, 2020 08:02
2 years ago
2.0

27 km
8.5 km NE of Pangyan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jun 5, 2020 06:04
2 years ago
2.1

58 km
20 km NW of Caburan, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Jun 3, 2020 18:57
2 years ago
2.6

82 km
19 km W of Caburan, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Jun 2, 2020 21:58
2 years ago
2.6

8 km
6.4 km S of Lumayan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jun 2, 2020 07:42
2 years ago
4.6

10 km
Celebes Sea, 6.2 km NW of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jun 2, 2020 07:42
2 years ago
3.4

4 km
12 km NE of Butulan, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
May 30, 2020 21:26
2 years ago
3.1

13 km
3.5 km N of Pangyan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
May 26, 2020 21:38
2 years ago
2.5

35 km
Celebes Sea, 47 km SW of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
May 20, 2020 16:56
2 years ago
2.0

20 km
12 km NW of Maasim, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
May 19, 2020 19:38
2 years ago
4.8

54 km
Celebes Sea, 45 km SW of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
May 19, 2020 02:38
2 years ago
2.0

1 km
1.9 km S of Tinoto, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
May 15, 2020 19:57
2 years ago
2.5

32 km
014 Km S 90° E of Kiamba (Sarangani) (Philippines)More
May 15, 2020 06:51
2 years ago
2.1

23 km
Celebes Sea, 16 km SW of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
May 11, 2020 15:31
2 years ago
3.3

21 km
021 Km S 60° E of Glan (Sarangani) (Philippines)More
May 10, 2020 17:38
2 years ago
2.5

151 km
6.9 km W of Caburan, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
May 8, 2020 21:20
2 years ago
2.1

26 km
Celebes Sea, 29 km S of Maasim, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
May 8, 2020 14:45
2 years ago
2.1

135 km
15 km W of Lapuan, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
May 5, 2020 17:02
2 years ago
2.0

22 km
27 km SW of Polomolok, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
May 3, 2020 17:46
2 years ago
2.7

119 km
Philippine Sea, 28 km S of Caburan, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Apr 23, 2020 17:12
2 years ago
2.2

13 km
Celebes Sea, 8.2 km SW of Maasim, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Apr 21, 2020 11:15
2 years ago
2.1

19 km
6.4 km SW of Malapatan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Apr 21, 2020 01:49
2 years ago
2.2

19 km
4.3 km N of Kiupo, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Apr 20, 2020 19:27
2 years ago
3.6

41 km
Celebes Sea, 40 km SW of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Apr 20, 2020 15:18
2 years ago
2.4

165 km
Philippine Sea, 16 km E of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Apr 14, 2020 08:00
2 years ago
2.2

8 km
2.4 km N of Caburan, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Apr 13, 2020 15:41
2 years ago
2.3

22 km
Celebes Sea, 2.3 km NW of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Apr 13, 2020 13:08
2 years ago
2.3

76 km
11 km E of Pangyan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Apr 12, 2020 03:55
2 years ago
2.4

179 km
Philippine Sea, 14 km E of Butulan, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Apr 11, 2020 18:25
2 years ago
2.1

38 km
Celebes Sea, 57 km S of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Apr 11, 2020 11:27
2 years ago
2.0

26 km
Celebes Sea, 29 km SW of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Apr 10, 2020 22:27
2 years ago
2.9

52 km
Philippine Sea, 12 km SE of Caburan, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Apr 9, 2020 18:29
2 years ago
2.4

48 km
18 km SW of General Santos City, PhilippinesMore
Apr 9, 2020 16:29
2 years ago
3.0

198 km
Philippine Sea, 20 km E of Butulan, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Apr 8, 2020 16:43
2 years ago
3.5

49 km
Philippine Sea, 21 km S of Caburan, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Apr 5, 2020 11:19
2 years ago
3.1

179 km
Celebes Sea, 30 km SW of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Apr 3, 2020 16:39
2 years ago
2.6

106 km
Philippine Sea, 16 km NE of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Apr 2, 2020 10:43
2 years ago
2.0

12 km
Celebes Sea, 5.1 km SW of Maasim, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Apr 1, 2020 19:22
2 years ago
3.6

51 km
2.4 km NE of Kiupo, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Apr 1, 2020 12:52
2 years ago
2.2

36 km
Soccsksargen, 6.7 km NW of Balanganan, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Mar 29, 2020 20:24
2 years ago
2.5

41 km
Celebes Sea, 29 km SW of Baliton, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 29, 2020 01:05
2 years ago
2.1

23 km
16 km SW of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 27, 2020 22:08
2 years ago
2.1

26 km
Celebes Sea, 30 km SW of Balanganan, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Mar 27, 2020 12:56
2 years ago
2.3

18 km
6.4 km SE of Malapatan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 27, 2020 12:25
2 years ago
2.1

29 km
Celebes Sea, 27 km SW of Baliton, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 27, 2020 00:32
2 years ago
2.4

21 km
16 km SW of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 26, 2020 20:24
2 years ago
2.0

55 km
Celebes Sea, 26 km SW of Balanganan, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Mar 26, 2020 16:10
2 years ago
2.4

38 km
Celebes Sea, 29 km SW of Baliton, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 26, 2020 15:52
2 years ago
2.0

36 km
Celebes Sea, 39 km SW of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
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