Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Saturday, 6 January 2001 at 15:55 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Saturday, 6 January 2001 at 15:55 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 53 km depth

Date & time: 6 Jan 2001 15:55:31 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 53.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.846°N / 127.349°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (223 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
142 km (88 mi) ESE of Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) SE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) SSE of Manay (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) SE of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) ESE of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) SE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) ESE of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) E of General Santos (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) SE of Tagum City (pop: 233,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1197 km (744 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 5.753 kmPhilippine Islands region (Philippines)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.7 quake Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) 6 January 2001 15:55 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 08 Jan 2001 08:42 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jan 2001 04:20 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Saturday, 6 January 2001 at 15:55 (GMT)
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