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Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 19 km northwest of South Upi, Philippines, on Monday, May 31, 2010 at 10:16 GMT

Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 19 km northwest of South Upi, Philippines, on Monday, May 31, 2010 at 10:16 GMT Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 19 km northwest of South Upi, Philippines, on Monday, May 31, 2010 at 10:16 GMT

Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 20 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: May 31, 2010 10:16:00 UTC
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.948°N / 124.025°E (Province of Maguindanao, Mindanao Musulman, Philippines)
Antipode: 6.948°S / 55.975°W
Nearest volcano: Blit (23 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) WSW of Upi (Maguindanao) (pop: 9,360) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SW of Cotabato City (pop: 179,400) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WSW of Pagaluñgan (Maguindanao) (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) W of Maganoy (Maguindanao) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) WSW of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SSW of Parang (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) WSW of Malingao (Soccsksargen) (pop: 1,122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) WSW of Midsayap (Soccsksargen) (pop: 32,900) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WNW of Tacurong City (Soccsksargen) (pop: 54,600) --> See nearby quakes!
914 km (568 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> 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
6.020 kmMindanao, PhilippinesUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (24 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Oct 5, 2010 08:26
12 years ago
5.2

602 km
47 km NW of Kalamansig, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Sep 4, 2010 13:19
12 years ago
4.2

10 km
54 km S of Tabina, Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga Peninsula, PhilippinesMore
Aug 24, 2010 20:48
12 years ago
5.2

595 km
58 km W of Kalamansig, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Aug 22, 2010 21:48
12 years ago
4.7

596 km
72 km SW of Cotabato City, PH.14.B8, Mindanao Musulman, PhilippinesMore
Aug 10, 2010 19:54
12 years ago
4.2

595 km
49 km NW of Kalamansig, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Aug 7, 2010 16:10
12 years ago
4.8

602 km
39 km W of Kalamansig, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 30, 2010 12:40
12 years ago
4.9

588 km
46 km W of Kalamansig, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 27, 2010 04:51
12 years ago
4.7

601 km
26 km W of Gadung, Province of Maguindanao, Mindanao Musulman, PhilippinesMore
Jul 26, 2010 16:37
12 years ago
5.0

606 km
83 km SW of Cotabato City, PH.14.B8, Mindanao Musulman, PhilippinesMore
Jul 25, 2010 20:30
12 years ago
4.7

598 km
53 km W of Kalamansig, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 25, 2010 08:18
12 years ago
5.3

618 km
62 km NW of Kalamansig, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 25, 2010 04:21
12 years ago
4.9

602 km
72 km SW of Cotabato City, PH.14.B8, Mindanao Musulman, PhilippinesMore
Jul 24, 2010 11:56
12 years ago
5.1

599 km
48 km W of Kalamansig, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 24, 2010 11:10
12 years ago
4.6

602 km
46 km NW of Kalamansig, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 24, 2010 09:46
12 years ago
4.6

602 km
46 km NW of Kalamansig, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 24, 2010 05:01
12 years ago
4.4

595 km
22 km W of Gadung, Province of Maguindanao, Mindanao Musulman, PhilippinesMore
Jul 24, 2010 01:44
12 years ago
4.8

596 km
44 km W of Kalamansig, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 23, 2010 23:11
12 years ago
4.8

593 km
28 km W of Gadung, Province of Maguindanao, Mindanao Musulman, PhilippinesMore
Jul 23, 2010 23:02
12 years ago
5.4

591 km
Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, 8.6 km S of Gadung, PhilippinesMore
Jul 23, 2010 22:59
12 years ago
5.8

602 km
30 km W of Litayan, Province of Maguindanao, Mindanao Musulman, PhilippinesMore
Jul 23, 2010 22:21
12 years ago
5.0

614 km
41 km W of Kalamansig, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 23, 2010 22:20
12 years ago
5.2

617 km
80 km SW of Cotabato City, PH.14.B8, Mindanao Musulman, PhilippinesMore
Jul 23, 2010 22:19
12 years ago
5.5

605 km
55 km W of Kalamansig, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
May 31, 2010 13:40
12 years ago
4.7

56 km
10.2 km N of Gadung, Province of Maguindanao, Mindanao Musulman, PhilippinesMore

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