Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 008 km S 64° E of Tantangan (South Cotabato) (Philippines) on Friday, 17 April 2020
17 Apr 23:55 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 13 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 18 April 2020 - 07:42 AM (PST)
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.61°N / 124.82°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Quezon (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) NW of Maindang (pop: 3,200)
5 km (3 mi) NE of Maibu (pop: 2,600)
7 km (4 mi) W of Lutayan (pop: 13,100)
72 km (45 mi) SE of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000)
78 km (49 mi) SE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
102 km (63 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|
|18 April 2020 - 07:42 AM (PST) (17 Apr 23:42:00 UTC)||M 1.8 / 29 km||008 km S 64° 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 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.