Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 007 km N 86° E of Tantangan (South Cotabato) (Philippines) on Thursday, 20 February 2020
21 Feb 03:05 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 17 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 20 February 2020 - 06:04 PM (PST)
Depth: 44.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.65°N / 124.81°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Matutum (42 km / 26 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SE of Damawato (pop: 2,300)
7 km (4 mi) W of Paitan (pop: 3,300)
7 km (4 mi) W of Bayasong (pop: 3,000)
68 km (42 mi) SE of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000)
74 km (46 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: 1.6 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|
|20 February 2020 - 06:04 PM (PST) (20 Feb 10:04:00 UTC)||M 1.6 / 44 km||007 km N 86° 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 1.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.