Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 006 Km S 54° E of Buluan (Maguindanao) (Philippines) on Friday, 20 December 2019
20 Dec 11:50 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 13 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 20 December 2019 - 07:37 PM (PST)
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.69°N / 124.85°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Matutum (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) NW of Paitan (pop: 3,300)
5 km (3 mi) NW of Bayasong (pop: 3,000)
6 km (4 mi) SE of Buluan (pop: 28,000)
67 km (41 mi) SE of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000)
73 km (45 mi) SE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
94 km (59 mi) SW of Davao (pop: 1,212,500)
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|20 December 2019 - 07:37 PM (PST) (20 Dec 11:37:00 UTC)||M 2.3 / 28 km||006 Km S 54° E of Buluan (Maguindanao) (Philippines)||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.