Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 228 km southeast of Zamboanga City, Philippines, on Saturday, February 5, 2005 at 12:23 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 228 km southeast of Zamboanga City, Philippines, on Saturday, February 5, 2005 at 12:23 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake at 525 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Feb 5, 2005 12:23:18 UTC
Magnitude: 7.1
Depth: 525.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.293°N / 123.337°E (Celebes Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 5.293°S / 56.663°W
Nearest volcano: Unnamed (174 km / 108 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
139 km (86 mi) SW of Palimbang (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 4,860) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) SW of Koronadal City (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) SE of Isabela (pop: 67,300) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (138 mi) WSW of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) SE of Zamboanga City (pop: 457,600) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) SSW of Cotabato City (pop: 179,400) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) SSW of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) SSW of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) S of Pagadian (pop: 186,900) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) SW of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1015 joules (783 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 42.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
7.1525 kmCelebes Sea (Philippines)USGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (95 quakes)

  • 10 Jan 2007 05:12 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    612.9 km (380.8 mi) depth
    |
    163 km (101 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Jan 2007 19:27 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    606.1 km (376.6 mi) depth
    |
    199 km (123 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Jan 2007 21:11 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    390 km (242.3 mi) depth
    |
    171 km (106 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Dec 2006 04:18 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    552.4 km (343.2 mi) depth
    |
    56 km (35 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Dec 2006 00:52 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    183 km (114 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Dec 2006 16:07 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    553.5 km (343.9 mi) depth
    |
    93 km (57 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Dec 2006 06:37 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    46.7 km (29 mi) depth
    |
    146 km (91 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Nov 2006 07:33 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    66.7 km (41.4 mi) depth
    |
    129 km (80 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Nov 2006 00:48 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    53.3 km (33.1 mi) depth
    |
    126 km (78 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Nov 2006 19:48 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    528.6 km (328.5 mi) depth
    |
    94 km (58 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Nov 2006 16:45 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    560 km (348 mi) depth
    |
    150 km (93 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Nov 2006 20:29 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    612 km (380.3 mi) depth
    |
    159 km (99 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Nov 2006 04:43 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    60.4 km (37.5 mi) depth
    |
    159 km (99 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Nov 2006 11:58 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    565.9 km (351.6 mi) depth
    |
    90 km (56 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Nov 2006 11:40 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    66.8 km (41.5 mi) depth
    |
    159 km (99 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Nov 2006 10:48 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    45.9 km (28.5 mi) depth
    |
    157 km (98 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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