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Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 22 km northeast of Tandag, Surigao del Sur, Caraga, Philippines, on 14 July 2020 - 08:59 PM (PST)

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 22 km northeast of Tandag, Surigao del Sur, Caraga, Philippines, on 14 July 2020 - 08:59 PM (PST) Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 22 km northeast of Tandag, Surigao del Sur, Caraga, Philippines, on 14 July 2020 - 08:59 PM (PST)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 27 km depth

14 Jul 13:15 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 16 minutes.
Jul 14 16:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 27.0 to 26.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 26.0 to 27.0 km.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 14, 2020 12:59:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter14 July 2020 - 08:59 PM (PST)
Depth27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude9.25°N / 126.29°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode9.25°S / 53.71°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoPaco (99 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities11 km (7 mi) E of Burgos (pop: 3,510) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) NNE of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) ESE of Cantilan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 9,410) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NE of Bayugan (pop: 40,600) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NNE of Bah-Bah (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 28,600) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) E of Cabadbaran (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NNE of San Francisco (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 18,500) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) ENE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) ENE of Libertad (pop: 250,400) --> See nearby quakes!
829 km (515 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (123 mi) NE of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (148 mi) SE of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) ESE of Bohol Island (pop: 1,211,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.627 km011 km S 78° E of Cortes (Surigao Del Sur) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
4.530 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
4.575 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
4.586 km5 km SSE of Carmen, PhilippinesUSGS

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