Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - 012 km N 50° W of M\'lang (Cotabato) (Philippines) on Wednesday, 1 January 2020
2 Jan 12:10 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 19 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 02 January 2020 - 01:00 AM (PST)
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7°N / 124.83°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Apo (48 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) NW of Dunguan (pop: 4,800)
7 km (4 mi) NW of Bialong (pop: 8,600)
12 km (7 mi) S of Kabacan (pop: 31,800)
43 km (27 mi) SE of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000)
49 km (30 mi) SE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
87 km (54 mi) W of Davao (pop: 1,212,500)
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|02 January 2020 - 01:00 AM (PST) (1 Jan 17:00:00 UTC)||M 2.8 / 15 km||012 km N 50° W of M'lang (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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.