Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 147 km east of Butuan, Agusan Del Norte, Caraga, Philippines, on 23 September 2020 - 06:21 PM (PST)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.6 quake Philippine Sea, 74 km northeast of Tandag, Philippines, September 20, 2020 22:13 GMT, which had occurred 3 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 147 km east of Butuan, Agusan Del Norte, Caraga, Philippines, on 23 September 2020 - 06:21 PM (PST) Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 147 km east of Butuan, Agusan Del Norte, Caraga, Philippines, on 23 September 2020 - 06:21 PM (PST)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 17 km depth

23 Sep 10:30 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 9 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 23, 2020 10:21:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter23 September 2020 - 06:21 PM (PST)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.2
Depth17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude9.27°N / 126.84°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode9.27°S / 53.16°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoPaco (149 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities71 km (44 mi) ENE of La Paz (pop: 2,310) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
72 km (44 mi) E of Burgos (pop: 3,510) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
72 km (45 mi) NE of Arrasasan (pop: 5,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
74 km (46 mi) ENE of Tandag (pop: 29,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) E of Cantilan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 9,410) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
126 km (78 mi) NE of Bah-Bah (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 28,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
127 km (79 mi) NE of San Francisco (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 18,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
131 km (81 mi) NNE of Bislig City (pop: 67,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
131 km (81 mi) ENE of Bayugan (pop: 40,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
871 km (541 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 28.7°C (84 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 2 km/h (1 kts) from SE
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.217 km070 Km N 61° E of Bayabas (Surigao Del Sur), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
4.217 km74 Km ENE of Tandag, PhilippinesEMSC

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