Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 016 km S 35° E of Sen. Ninoy Aquino (Sultan Kudarat) (Philippines) on Wednesday, 8 January 2020
8 Jan 22:10 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 10 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 09 January 2020 - 06:00 AM (PST)
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.41°N / 124.31°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Parker (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (16 mi) SE of Kulaman (pop: 3,400)
26 km (16 mi) NE of Palimbang (pop: 4,900)
30 km (18 mi) E of Sangay (pop: 3,800)
85 km (53 mi) SW of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000)
89 km (56 mi) S of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
162 km (100 mi) SW of Davao (pop: 1,212,500)
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|09 January 2020 - 06:00 AM (PST) (8 Jan 22:00:00 UTC)||M 1.6 / 21 km||016 km S 35° E of Sen. Ninoy Aquino (Sultan Kudarat) (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 1.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.