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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines on Saturday, 1 August 2020 - information

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines on Saturday, 1 August 2020

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - Mindanao, Philippines on Saturday, 1 August 2020
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 484.0 to 481.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 481.0 to 484.0 km.
Aug 1 18:21: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.3.
Update Sat, 1 Aug 2020, 17:24
Strong but very deep magnitude 6.1 earthquake in the Philippines
A strong but very deep (approx. 480 km) earthquake with magnitude around 6.0 occurred short time ago (17:09 UTC) under the western part of Mindanao Island, Philippines.
Due to its great depth (and hence, distance from the surface) no significant damage should be expected. People near the epicenter reported only light shaking.
If you were or still are in this area during the quake help others with your feedback and file a quick report here.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: Saturday, 1 August 2020 17:09 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 484.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.31°N / 124.22°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Makaturing (39 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 1 Aug 2020 (7 earthquakes)
Sat, 1 Aug 17:09 UTCM 6.4 / 473 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
Sat, 1 Aug 17:09 UTCM 6.4 / 489 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
Sat, 1 Aug 17:09 UTCM 6.2 / 487.9 kmPhilippines [Sea]INGV
Sat, 1 Aug 17:09 UTCM 6.4 / 489.4 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
Sat, 1 Aug 17:09 UTCM 6.4 / 480.6 kmMindanao, PhilippinesUSGS
Sat, 1 Aug 17:09 UTCM 6.4 / 490 km菲律宾棉兰老岛附近海域 (Philippines)CEIC
Sat, 1 Aug 17:08 UTCM 6.4 / 537 km010 km S 89° E of Cotabato City (Maguindanao) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS

"I felt it" reports:
(2533.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Felt nothing (via app)
(2429.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): 2 tremors about 3-4 minutes apart
Glan Sarangani Province (198.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
(11.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I felt one shake only (via app)
Datu Montawal (63.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
new york city / not felt: nothing
Malaybalay City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Parang maguindanao / MMI IV (Light shaking): It felt like a giant kikcked the pavement of our two story abode
Malaybalay City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource



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