Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Province of Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, 3.6 km northeast of Osias, Philippines, on Saturday, 23 September 2017 at 20:47 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - Province of Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, 3.6 km northeast of Osias, Philippines, on Saturday, 23 September 2017 at 20:47 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

23 Sep 20:51 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Sep 23 20:53: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.4.
Sep 23 21:09: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.6.
Date & time: 23 Sep 2017 20:47:09 UTC
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.63°N / 124.83°E (Province of Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Latukan (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) NNE of Osias (Soccsksargen) (pop: 3,230) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) WNW of Kadingilan (Bukidnon) (pop: 7,020) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SE of Kalilangan (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ESE of Wao (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) WSW of Don Carlos (Bukidnon) (pop: 20,500) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SW of Maramag (Bukidnon) (pop: 33,800) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Quezon (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SW of NIA Valencia (pop: 83,600) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NE of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
882 km (548 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.610 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
M 5.743 km MINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC
M 5.731 km- 4km NW of Kadingilan, PhilippinesUSGS
M 5.435 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
M 5.42 km010 km N 85 ? W of Wao (Lanao Del Sur)PHILVOLCS

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User reports for this quake (10)

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Tagoloan Misamis Oriental / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Wolvega, Netherland (11180.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
cagayan de oro / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cagayan de Oro City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
gusa / not felt
Davao City / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Cagayan de Oro (Philippines, 91 km NW of epicenter) : Lasted for about 10 seconds. 4:48am (reported through EMSC)
Cagayan de Oro (Philippines, 91 km NW of epicenter) : I was awaken by the shaking. I am at the 8th floor. Aftershocks see still being felt. (reported through EMSC)
Cagayan de Oro (Philippines, 87 km NW of epicenter) : Felt house is slighty shaking, with 6x aftershocks already (reported through EMSC)
Butuan City (Philippines, 152 km NE of epicenter) : Felt slight movement of house n lights shaking in Butuan city (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.6 quake Province of Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, 3.6 km northeast of Osias, Philippines, 23 September 2017 20:47 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (34 quakes):
  • 08 Oct 2017 14:24 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    4 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 08 Oct 2017 11:47 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 06 Oct 2017 19:51 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 28 Sep 2017 18:30 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 28 Sep 2017 11:24 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 28 Sep 2017 09:04 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 27 Sep 2017 11:50 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 27 Sep 2017 07:18 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    3 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 26 Sep 2017 18:52 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 26 Sep 2017 14:40 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 26 Sep 2017 09:47 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    43 km (26.7 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 26 Sep 2017 02:25 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (3 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 25 Sep 2017 20:59 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (7 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 25 Sep 2017 18:12 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 25 Sep 2017 16:50 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 25 Sep 2017 11:11 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • Show all

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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Province of Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, 3.6 km northeast of Osias, Philippines, on Saturday, 23 September 2017 at 20:47 (GMT)
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