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Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 95 km southwest of Koronadal, Philippines, on Friday, March 8, 2002 at 18:27 GMT

Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 95 km southwest of Koronadal, Philippines, on Friday, March 8, 2002 at 18:27 GMT Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 95 km southwest of Koronadal, Philippines, on Friday, March 8, 2002 at 18:27 GMT

Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 23 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Mar 8, 2002 18:27:53 UTC
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 23.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.871°N / 124.274°E (Celebes Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 5.871°S / 55.726°W
Nearest volcano: Parker (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) SSW of Malisbeng (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 4,450) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SW of Lake Sebu (pop: 21,800) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SW of Surallah (South Cotabato) (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SW of Banga (pop: 58,900) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSW of Isulan (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSW of Laguilayan (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SW of Koronadal (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) WSW of Polomolok (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) S of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) SW of Central (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.023 kmMindanao, PhilippinesUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (46 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Aug 29, 2002 11:19
20 years ago
4.6

482 km
Province of Sultan Kudarat, 71 km W of Koronadal, PhilippinesMore
Aug 17, 2002 19:54
20 years ago
4.2

540 km
66 km SW of Isulan, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Aug 11, 2002 02:53
20 years ago
4.4

500 km
97 km SW of Lake Sebu, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jun 24, 2002 07:32
20 years ago
4.7

33 km
83 km W of General Santos City, PhilippinesMore
Jun 14, 2002 09:07
20 years ago
4.5

33 km
51 km SW of Lake Sebu, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jun 7, 2002 15:36
20 years ago
4.5

33 km
58 km SW of Lake Sebu, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Apr 29, 2002 15:20
20 years ago
4.0

150 km
62 km SW of Lake Sebu, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Apr 22, 2002 20:34
20 years ago
4.3

33 km
Sarangani, 61 km SW of Koronadal, PhilippinesMore
Apr 19, 2002 10:00
20 years ago
4.4

33 km
151 km SW of Koronadal, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Apr 19, 2002 09:54
20 years ago
4.4

33 km
135 km SW of Koronadal, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Apr 15, 2002 17:23
20 years ago
4.1

33 km
68 km SW of Banga, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Apr 14, 2002 00:44
20 years ago
4.5

34 km
68 km SW of Koronadal, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Apr 10, 2002 10:25
20 years ago
4.4

33 km
Sarangani, 53 km SW of Koronadal, PhilippinesMore
Apr 4, 2002 08:27
20 years ago
3.9

33 km
Sarangani, 26 km S of Lake Sebu, PhilippinesMore
Mar 29, 2002 21:13
20 years ago
4.6

33 km
62 km SW of General Santos City, PhilippinesMore
Mar 25, 2002 20:26
20 years ago
4.1

33 km
Sarangani, 62 km SW of Koronadal, PhilippinesMore
Mar 21, 2002 00:36
20 years ago
4.2

100 km
49 km S of Lake Sebu, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 21, 2002 00:26
20 years ago
4.7

100 km
99 km SW of Koronadal, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 13, 2002 21:47
20 years ago
4.2

33 km
Sarangani, 51 km W of General Santos City, PhilippinesMore
Mar 12, 2002 20:20
20 years ago
4.4

33 km
59 km SW of Lake Sebu, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 12, 2002 19:47
20 years ago
4.6

33 km
78 km SW of Koronadal, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 12, 2002 19:29
20 years ago
4.0

33 km
Sarangani, 63 km SW of Koronadal, PhilippinesMore
Mar 12, 2002 16:49
20 years ago
4.3

33 km
56 km SW of Lake Sebu, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 12, 2002 16:37
20 years ago
4.4

33 km
52 km SW of Lake Sebu, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 12, 2002 13:50
20 years ago
4.2

33 km
48 km SW of Lake Sebu, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 11, 2002 17:43
20 years ago
3.8

33 km
42 km S of Lake Sebu, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 11, 2002 17:37
20 years ago
4.2

33 km
53 km SW of Lake Sebu, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 11, 2002 17:35
20 years ago
4.0

33 km
64 km SW of Banga, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 11, 2002 05:17
20 years ago
4.0

33 km
Sarangani, 61 km SW of Koronadal, PhilippinesMore
Mar 10, 2002 13:44
20 years ago
4.6

33 km
66 km SW of Koronadal, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 10, 2002 10:39
20 years ago
4.0

33 km
Sarangani, 21 km SW of Lake Sebu, PhilippinesMore
Mar 9, 2002 09:41
20 years ago
4.2

33 km
53 km SW of General Santos City, PhilippinesMore
Mar 9, 2002 03:24
20 years ago
4.3

33 km
58 km SW of Lake Sebu, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 9, 2002 00:41
20 years ago
4.3

33 km
67 km SW of Banga, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 8, 2002 23:45
20 years ago
4.2

33 km
66 km SW of Banga, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 8, 2002 21:56
20 years ago
4.1

33 km
131 km SW of Koronadal, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 8, 2002 21:19
20 years ago
4.2

33 km
64 km SW of Banga, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 8, 2002 21:00
20 years ago
4.4

33 km
64 km SW of Banga, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 8, 2002 20:19
20 years ago
4.4

33 km
55 km SW of Lake Sebu, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 8, 2002 20:17
20 years ago
4.3

33 km
62 km SW of Lake Sebu, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 8, 2002 19:35
20 years ago
4.8

33 km
81 km SW of Koronadal, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 8, 2002 19:29
20 years ago
4.3

33 km
65 km SW of Banga, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 8, 2002 19:22
20 years ago
3.9

33 km
96 km SW of General Santos City, PhilippinesMore
Mar 8, 2002 19:13
20 years ago
4.1

33 km
67 km SW of Koronadal, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 8, 2002 19:08
20 years ago
5.4

33 km
83 km SW of Koronadal, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 8, 2002 18:44
20 years ago
4.2

33 km
67 km SW of Lake Sebu, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
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