Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 011 km N 88° E of Maitum (Sarangani) (Philippines) on Tuesday, 24 March 2020
24 Mar 09:45 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 36 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 24 March 2020 - 05:09 PM (PST)
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.25°N / 124.6°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Parker (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) NW of Sebu (pop: 21,800)
17 km (10 mi) SW of Colongulo (pop: 4,700)
20 km (13 mi) SW of Dahay (pop: 7,600)
102 km (64 mi) S of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000)
108 km (67 mi) S of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
145 km (90 mi) SW of Davao (pop: 1,212,500)
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|24 March 2020 - 05:09 PM (PST) (24 Mar 09:09:00 UTC)||M 1.8 / 17 km||011 km N 88° E of Maitum (Sarangani) (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 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.