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

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Province of Maguindanao, 10 km north of Cotabato City, Philippines, on Saturday, 1 Aug 2020 5:09 pm (GMT +0)

- Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Province of Maguindanao, 10 km north of Cotabato City, Philippines, on Saturday, 1 Aug 2020 5:09 pm (GMT +0)

Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 484 km depth

1 Aug 17:14 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
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.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 1 Aug 2020 17:09:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 1 Aug 2020 5:09 pm (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 484.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.31°N / 124.22°E (Province of Maguindanao, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Makaturing (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) S of Polloc (pop: 3,140) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) SW of Parang (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NNW of Cotabato City (pop: 179,400) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NW of Pagaluñgan (Maguindanao) (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) WNW of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) WNW of Malingao (Soccsksargen) (pop: 1,122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WNW of Midsayap (Soccsksargen) (pop: 32,900) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) S of Marawi City (pop: 143,600) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) S of Mantampay (Northern Mindanao) (pop: 265,000) --> See nearby quakes!
885 km (550 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) SW of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.3484 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
6.4473 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
6.4489 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
6.2488 kmPhilippines [Sea]INGV
6.4489 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
6.4481 kmMindanao, PhilippinesUSGS
6.4490 km菲律宾棉兰老岛附近海域 (Philippines)CEIC
6.4537 km010 km S 89° E of Cotabato City (Maguindanao) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake (9)

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near Kuala Lumpur (2533.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Felt nothing (reported through our app)  
Kota Bharu, Kelantan (2429.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 2 tremors about 3-4 minutes apart  
Glan Sarangani Province (198.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Tamontaka, Cotabato City, Soccsksargen (11.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I felt one shake only (reported through our app)  
Datu Montawal (63.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
new york city / not felt : nothing  
Malaybalay City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Parang maguindanao / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It felt like a giant kikcked the pavement of our two story abode  
Malaybalay City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (114 quakes):
  • 28 Jan 2021 12:54 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 26 Jan 2021 06:10 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    65 km (40 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 20 Jan 2021 14:33 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    |
    71 km (44 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 20 Jan 2021 14:32 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    78 km (49 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 16 Jan 2021 06:09 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    79 km (49 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 16 Jan 2021 06:09 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    77 km (48 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 12 Jan 2021 01:17 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    80 km (50 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 10 Jan 2021 22:10 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 10 Jan 2021 22:10 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 10 Jan 2021 10:07 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 09 Jan 2021 22:57 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 09 Jan 2021 13:43 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 31 Dec 2020 18:54 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 30 Dec 2020 12:11 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    4 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    82 km (51 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 28 Dec 2020 12:08 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    4 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    74 km (46 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 28 Dec 2020 07:06 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    56 km (35 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • Show all

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