Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Wednesday, 6 March 2019 at 00:13 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Mindanao, Philippines, on Wednesday, 6 March 2019 at 00:13 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

6 Mar 00:19 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Mar 2019 12:13:01 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.5°N / 126.94°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (159 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) NE of Hinatuan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 10,100)
76 km (47 mi) NE of Bislig (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 67,600)
104 km (65 mi) SE of Tandag (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 29,000)
113 km (70 mi) E of Bah-Bah (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 28,600)
124 km (77 mi) NE of Monkayo (Compostela Valley) (pop: 51,400)
161 km (100 mi) SE of Butuan (Agusan Del Norte) (pop: 309,700)
216 km (134 mi) NE of Davao (pop: 1,212,500)
311 km (193 mi) NE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.510 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
M 5.733 kmPhilippine Islands Region (Philippines)BMKG
M 6.016 kmPhilippines [Sea]INGV
M 5.870 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
M 5.718 km69km ENE of Hinatuan, PhilippinesUSGS
M 5.720 km菲律宾棉兰老岛附近海域 (Philippines)CEIC

User reports for this quake (5)

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Butuan City / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Earthquake happened, 11:08 PM March 8, 2018. Butuan City, Agusan del Norte
107.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
172 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Cagwait (Philippines, 90 km W of epicenter) : Not heavy in tandag (reported through EMSC)
Butuan City (Philippines, 163 km W of epicenter) : Felt the earthquake for a couple of seconds (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake Mindanao, Philippines, 6 March 00:13 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
  • 28 Apr 2019 14:43 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 25 Apr 2019 07:03 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 08 Apr 2019 09:44 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    47 km (29.2 mi) depth
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 02 Apr 2019 11:00 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 14 Mar 2019 08:58 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Wednesday, 6 March 2019 at 00:13 (GMT)
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