Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 015 Km N 82° E of Tantangan (South Cotabato) (Philippines) on Friday, 20 December 2019
20 Dec 16:55 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 13 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 21 December 2019 - 12:42 AM (PST)
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.66°N / 124.88°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Matutum (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) E of Paitan (pop: 3,300)
1 km (1 mi) NE of Bayasong (pop: 3,000)
5 km (3 mi) N of Lutayan (pop: 13,100)
71 km (44 mi) SE of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000)
78 km (48 mi) SE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
93 km (58 mi) SW of Davao (pop: 1,212,500)
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|21 December 2019 - 12:42 AM (PST) (20 Dec 16:42:00 UTC)||M 1.8 / 30 km||015 Km N 82° E of Tantangan (South Cotabato) (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 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.