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Weak mag. 1.9 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 60 km southwest of Cotabato City, Philippines, on Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 1:40 am (GMT +8) -

Weak mag. 1.9 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 60 km southwest of Cotabato City, Philippines, on Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 1:40 am (GMT +8) Weak mag. 1.9 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 60 km southwest of Cotabato City, Philippines, on Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 1:40 am (GMT +8)

Weak magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 1 km depth

13 Aug 17:50 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 10 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 13, 2022 17:40:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 1:40 am (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude1.9
Depth1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude6.92°N / 123.8°E (Celebes Sea, Philippines)
Antipode6.92°S / 56.2°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoMakaturing (99 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities28 km (17 mi) WNW of Gadung (pop: 2,460) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (37 mi) SW of Cotabato City (pop: 179,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
69 km (43 mi) WSW of Pagaluñgan (Maguindanao) (pop: 31,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
71 km (44 mi) W of Maganoy (Maguindanao) (pop: 17,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
72 km (45 mi) SW of Parang (pop: 44,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
77 km (48 mi) WSW of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) WSW of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
908 km (564 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 27.9°C (82 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from S
Estimated seismic energy released4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
1.91 kmPhilippines: 029 Km S 57° W of Datu Blah T. Sinsuat (Maguindanao)PHIVOLCS

Seismograms

Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 197 km / 122 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Davao, Philippines: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.9, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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