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Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake - Negros - Cebu Region, Philippines, on Monday, February 6, 2012 at 03:49 GMT

Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake - Negros - Cebu Region, Philippines, on Monday, February 6, 2012 at 03:49 GMT Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake - Negros - Cebu Region, Philippines, on Monday, February 6, 2012 at 03:49 GMT

Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 11 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.

Earthquake details

Date & timeFeb 6, 2012 03:49:12 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude6.7
Depth11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude9.999°N / 123.206°E (Philippines)
Antipode9.999°S / 56.794°W
Shaking intensityVery strong shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoCanlaon (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities4 km (3 mi) SW of Libertad (Negros Oriental) (pop: 5,630) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Guihulngan (pop: 22,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) SE of Tinongan (pop: 62,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) E of Kabankalan (pop: 136,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) S of Canlaon City (pop: 44,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (27 mi) ESE of Binalbagan (pop: 38,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (29 mi) N of Bais City (pop: 65,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
49 km (30 mi) WSW of Carcar (pop: 40,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
83 km (51 mi) WSW of Cebu City (pop: 798,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
566 km (352 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.711 kmNegros - Cebu region, PhilippinesUSGS
Note: for quakes of 2012 and earlier, our database often contains only records from USGS.

Seismograms

Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 417 km / 259 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Davao, Philippines: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (49 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Jul 31, 2012 12:30
10 years ago
2.0

26 km
4.1 km NE of Tambo, Province of Negros Oriental, Central Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jul 25, 2012 23:48
10 years ago
4.2

60 km
Sulu Sea, 42 km NW of Sipalay, PhilippinesMore
Jul 25, 2012 23:48
10 years ago
4.6

10 km
Sulu Sea, 18 km W of Hinigaran, PhilippinesMore
Jul 25, 2012 23:48
10 years ago
3.9

40 km
Sulu Sea, 87 km SW of Iloilo City, Western Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jul 25, 2012 11:19
10 years ago
2.6

1 km
6.4 km SW of Jimalalud, PhilippinesMore
Jul 25, 2012 00:02
10 years ago
2.8

15 km
16 km N of Bais City, Province of Negros Oriental, Central Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jul 9, 2012 04:56
10 years ago
3.1

3 km
1.4 km S of Hibaiyo, Province of Negros Oriental, Central Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jul 9, 2012 00:55
10 years ago
3.1

26 km
5.4 km E of Canlaon City, PhilippinesMore
Jul 8, 2012 16:56
10 years ago
4.2

74 km
Negros, 18 km S of Kabankalan, PhilippinesMore
Jul 8, 2012 15:20
10 years ago
3.4

70 km
14 km W of Dumaguete City, PhilippinesMore
Jul 4, 2012 17:50
10 years ago
2.2

16 km
10.7 km N of Ualog, Province of Negros Occidental, Western Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jul 4, 2012 12:35
10 years ago
4.5

39 km
Sulu Sea, 22 km S of La Paz, Province of Guimaras, Western Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jul 4, 2012 12:35
10 years ago
3.4

25 km
Sulu Sea, 19 km SE of Miagao, Iloilo, Western Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jul 2, 2012 03:38
10 years ago
2.3

23 km
7.3 km E of Asia, Province of Negros Occidental, Western Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jul 1, 2012 02:44
10 years ago
3.5

1 km
4.9 km NW of Jimalalud, PhilippinesMore
May 17, 2012 05:29
10 years ago
4.5

28 km
6.6 km NW of Tabuan, Province of Negros Oriental, Central Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Mar 10, 2012 06:29
11 years ago
4.7

10 km
Philippine Sea, 12 km W of Moalboal, PhilippinesMore
Mar 4, 2012 02:33
11 years ago
4.4

10 km
0.9 km W of Oslob, Province of Cebu, Central Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Feb 18, 2012 19:30
11 years ago
4.4

10 km
Philippine Sea, 13 km SE of Vallehermoso, PhilippinesMore
Feb 15, 2012 15:09
11 years ago
4.5

10 km
Philippine Sea, 11 km SE of Guihulngan, PhilippinesMore
Feb 15, 2012 10:18
11 years ago
4.3

10 km
Philippine Sea, 9.1 km SE of Hibaiyo, PhilippinesMore
Feb 14, 2012 15:40
11 years ago
4.7

10 km
Philippine Sea, 3.1 km N of Tapon, PhilippinesMore
Feb 11, 2012 05:39
11 years ago
5.0

10 km
Philippine Sea, 5.7 km S of Guihulngan, PhilippinesMore
Feb 11, 2012 05:30
11 years ago
4.7

17 km
1.4 km SE of Balogo, Province of Negros Oriental, Central Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Feb 8, 2012 01:53
11 years ago
5.0

10 km
Philippine Sea, 28 km N of Bais City, PhilippinesMore
Feb 8, 2012 00:44
11 years ago
4.7

10 km
Philippine Sea, 2.6 km SE of Guihulngan, PhilippinesMore
Feb 8, 2012 00:41
11 years ago
5.3

10 km
Philippine Sea, 17 km W of Pinamungahan, PhilippinesMore
Feb 7, 2012 21:59
11 years ago
4.9

10 km
Philippine Sea, 2.4 km NW of Tapon, PhilippinesMore
Feb 7, 2012 20:48
11 years ago
4.7

10 km
Negros - Cebu Region, PhilippinesMore
Feb 7, 2012 20:37
11 years ago
5.3

10 km
Philippine Sea, 13 km NW of Barili, PhilippinesMore
Feb 7, 2012 20:18
11 years ago
4.8

10 km
Philippine Sea, 12 km W of Moalboal, PhilippinesMore
Feb 7, 2012 14:20
11 years ago
4.6

10 km
Negros - Cebu Region, PhilippinesMore
Feb 7, 2012 13:08
11 years ago
4.9

10 km
Philippine Sea, 13 km NE of Guihulngan, PhilippinesMore
Feb 7, 2012 09:07
11 years ago
4.1

10 km
Philippine Sea, 8.7 km S of Jimalalud, PhilippinesMore
Feb 7, 2012 04:05
11 years ago
5.0

10 km
1.6 km SW of Guadelupe, Province of Cebu, Central Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Feb 6, 2012 23:47
11 years ago
4.4

10 km
Philippine Sea, 3.1 km W of Tapon, PhilippinesMore
Feb 6, 2012 22:35
11 years ago
4.6

10 km
Philippine Sea, 12 km SW of Moalboal, PhilippinesMore
Feb 6, 2012 16:08
11 years ago
4.3

10 km
Negros - Cebu Region, PhilippinesMore
Feb 6, 2012 12:29
11 years ago
4.5

10 km
Philippine Sea, 5.5 km SE of Jimalalud, PhilippinesMore
Feb 6, 2012 11:40
11 years ago
5.3

10 km
Negros - Cebu Region, PhilippinesMore
Feb 6, 2012 11:33
11 years ago
5.8

15 km
Negros - Cebu Region, PhilippinesMore
Feb 6, 2012 11:33
11 years ago
4.5

10 km
Philippine Sea, 7.4 km SE of Libertad, PhilippinesMore
Feb 6, 2012 10:13
11 years ago
5.0

10 km
Philippine Sea, 9.7 km NW of Moalboal, PhilippinesMore
Feb 6, 2012 10:10
11 years ago
6.0

9 km
0.4 km NW of Amdos, Province of Negros Oriental, Central Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Feb 6, 2012 08:38
11 years ago
4.7

10 km
Negros - Cebu Region, PhilippinesMore
Feb 6, 2012 05:48
11 years ago
4.5

10 km
Negros - Cebu Region, PhilippinesMore
Feb 6, 2012 04:19
11 years ago
5.6

10 km
Negros - Cebu Region, PhilippinesMore
Feb 6, 2012 04:15
11 years ago
4.5

10 km
Negros - Cebu Region, PhilippinesMore
Feb 6, 2012 04:03
11 years ago
4.8

22 km
Philippine Sea, 7.1 km SE of Jimalalud, PhilippinesMore
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