Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 167 km east of Butuan, Agusan Del Norte, Caraga, Philippines, on 21 September 2020 - 12:28 PM (PST) -

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - 167 km east of Butuan, Agusan Del Norte, Caraga, Philippines, on 21 September 2020 - 12:28 PM (PST)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

21 Sep 16:35 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 7 minutes.
22 Sep 03:30: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 26.0 to 10.0 km (from 16.2 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 20 km (12.7 mi) towards SW.
Date & time: 21 Sep 2020 04:28:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 21 September 2020 - 12:28 PM (PST)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.25°N / 127.03°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) ENE of Bayabas (Surigao del Sur)
92 km (57 mi) E of Burgos (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 3,510)
93 km (58 mi) ENE of Tandag (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 29,000)
95 km (59 mi) ENE of Marihatag (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 3,830)
149 km (93 mi) ENE of Bayugan (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 40,600)
167 km (104 mi) ENE of Butuan (Province of Agusan del Norte) (pop: 309,700)
171 km (106 mi) ENE of Libertad (Province of Agusan del Norte) (pop: 250,400)
179 km (111 mi) ESE of Surigao City (Province of Surigao del Norte) (pop: 87,800)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 29.3°C (85 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 7 km/h (4 kts) from S
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.610 km088 Km N 69° E of Bayabas (Surigao Del Sur), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS

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