Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Saturday, 6 January 2001 at 04:45 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.772°N / 126.867°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) ESE of Tarragona (Davao Oriental) (pop: 3,780) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) E of Bobon (pop: 4,520) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SE of Manay (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) ESE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) E of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) ESE of Samal (pop: 43,500) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) ESE of Tagum City (pop: 233,300) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (89 mi) ESE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) ESE of Panabo (pop: 84,700) --> See nearby quakes!
1083 km (673 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.6||33 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.6 quake Mindanao, Philippines, 6 January 2001 04:45 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 28 Feb 2001 09:35 UTC| M 5.8 |60.5 km (37.6 mi) depth|21 km (13 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 21 Feb 2001 22:50 UTC| M 5.5 |75.3 km (46.8 mi) depth|18 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details