Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours
We currently have no group tours.
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 013 km S 55° W of Makilala (Cotabato) (Philippines) on Thursday, 27 February 2020

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 013 km S 55° W of Makilala (Cotabato) (Philippines) on Thursday, 27 February 2020
27 Feb 01:15 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 12 minutes.
Feb 27 01:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 11.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 27 February 2020 01:03 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 27 February 2020 - 09:03 AM (PST)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.89°N / 125°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Apo (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) NE of Bagontapay (pop: 6,700)
13 km (8 mi) SW of Makilala (pop: 13,800)
13 km (8 mi) SW of Saguing (pop: 5,100)
65 km (41 mi) SE of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000)
71 km (44 mi) SW of Davao (pop: 1,212,500)
71 km (44 mi) SE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
27 February 2020 - 09:03 AM (PST) (27 Feb 01:03:00 UTC)M 4.3 / 11 km013 km S 55° W of Makilala (Cotabato) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
Thu, 27 Feb 01:03 UTCM 4.6 / 14 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
2020-02-27 09:03:21 +08:00 (27 Feb 01:03:21 UTC)M 4.6 / 14.2 km11km E of Bagontapay, PhilippinesUSGS

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Contribute:
Leave a comment if you find a particular report interesting or want to add to it.
Flag as inappropriate.
Mark as helpful or interesting.
Send your own user report!
Kidapawan - Sudapin / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt shaking like a very large vehicle passed for about 3 seconds. Started evacuation of house but it stopped
15.6 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Municipal ground, Poblacion, Tulunan, North Cotaba / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Sudden Strong shaking about 4 seconds only...here in my temporary office at the municipal ground of LGU-Tulunan, north cotabato, region 12, Mindanao.
42.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
LEONORA homes subdivision, isulan, sultan kudarat / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Very weak shaking
51.5 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Matalam (Philippines, 47 km NW of epicenter) : Windows shook. No damage. No injuries. (reported through EMSC)
Kidapawan (Philippines, 22 km NE of epicenter) : It shook the whole house (reported through EMSC)

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 013 km S 55° W of Makilala (Cotabato) (Philippines) on Thursday, 27 February 2020
 

More on VolcanoDiscovery

 
Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us!

Maintaining the website and our free apps is a time- and cost-intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support our team to develop further features and get the upgraded ad-free version, consider making a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).
Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive back to 1900
  • Additional data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.