Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Thursday, 20 March 2008 at 14:10 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Mindanao, Philippines, on Thursday, 20 March 2008 at 14:10 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 45 km depth

Date & time: 20 Mar 2008 02:10:40 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.192°N / 126.934°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (165 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (65 mi) SE of Tibanbang (Davao Oriental, Davao Region) (pop: 7,840)
116 km (72 mi) SE of Mati (Davao Oriental, Davao Region) (pop: 105,900)
176 km (109 mi) SE of Davao (Davao Region) (pop: 1,212,500)
185 km (115 mi) SE of Digos (Davao del Sur, Davao Region) (pop: 116,100)
186 km (115 mi) SE of Panabo (Davao del Norte, Davao Region) (pop: 84,700)
187 km (116 mi) SE of Magugpo Poblacion (Davao del Norte, Davao Region) (pop: 233,300)
195 km (121 mi) E of General Santos (Region XII) (pop: 679,600)
298 km (185 mi) SE of Budta (SOCCSKSARGEN) (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
20 Mar 2008 14:10:40 GMT
6.1
45 km
Mindanao, PhilippinesUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake Mindanao, Philippines, 20 March 14:10 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (16 quakes):
  • 16 Sep 2008 09:18 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    57.4 km (35.7 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Sep 2008 20:57 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    96.1 km (59.7 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Sep 2008 02:13 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    66.5 km (41.3 mi) depth
    |
    64 km (40 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Aug 2008 09:38 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    54 km (33.6 mi) depth
    |
    62 km (38 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Aug 2008 01:47 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    39.3 km (24.4 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Aug 2008 22:10 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (21 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Aug 2008 14:05 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    133.4 km (82.9 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Jul 2008 18:15 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    150 km (93.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Jul 2008 02:04 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    97.7 km (60.7 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Jun 2008 03:27 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (33 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jun 2008 03:33 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    69.3 km (43.1 mi) depth
    |
    62 km (39 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 May 2008 17:56 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    41 km (25.5 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 May 2008 16:04 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    62.4 km (38.8 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 May 2008 16:02 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    43.6 km (27.1 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Apr 2008 13:29 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    84.4 km (52.4 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Mar 2008 22:27 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    84.4 km (52.4 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Thursday, 20 March 2008 at 14:10 (GMT)
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