Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - 004 km S 88° W of Matalam (Cotabato) (Philippines) on Sunday, 22 March 2020
22 Mar 17:50 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 12 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 23 March 2020 - 01:37 AM (PST)
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.09°N / 124.9°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Kitabud (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km (0 mi) N of Matalam (pop: 9,800)
8 km (5 mi) SE of Kabacan (pop: 31,800)
10 km (6 mi) NW of Amas (pop: 6,200)
48 km (30 mi) E of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000)
52 km (33 mi) SE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
79 km (49 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|
|23 March 2020 - 01:37 AM (PST) (22 Mar 17:38:00 UTC)||M 2.8 / 27 km||004 km S 88° W of Matalam (Cotabato) (Philippines)||PHIVOLCS|
|23 March 2020 - 01:38 AM (PST) (22 Mar 17:38:00 UTC)||M 2.8 / 27 km||004 km S 88° W of Matalam (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.