Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 009 km S 62° W of Tulunan (Cotabato) (Philippines) on Sunday, 12 January 2020
12 Jan 12:40 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 9 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 12 January 2020 - 08:31 PM (PST)
Depth: 32.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.81°N / 124.75°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Matutum (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NW of Idtig (pop: 4,000)
5 km (3 mi) SE of Badak (pop: 6,700)
6 km (4 mi) NE of Katico (pop: 3,900)
49 km (31 mi) SE of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000)
56 km (35 mi) SE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
100 km (62 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|
|12 January 2020 - 08:31 PM (PST) (12 Jan 12:31:00 UTC)||M 2.3 / 32 km||009 km S 62° W of Tulunan (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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.