Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 012 km S 78° W of Malita (Davao Occidental) (Philippines) on Wednesday, 8 April 2020
8 Apr 17:30 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 10 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 09 April 2020 - 01:20 AM (PST)
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.39°N / 125.51°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Matutum (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) NW of Bolila (pop: 2,100)
10 km (6 mi) SW of Lacaron (pop: 2,800)
12 km (7 mi) SW of Malita (pop: 41,100)
77 km (48 mi) S of Davao (pop: 1,212,500)
143 km (89 mi) SE of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000)
149 km (93 mi) SE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
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|
|09 April 2020 - 01:20 AM (PST) (8 Apr 17:20:00 UTC)||M 2.3 / 13 km||012 km S 78° W of Malita (Davao Occidental) (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.