Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - Sulu Sea, 30 km north of Linaon, Philippines, on Monday, June 9, 2014 at 21:45 GMT

Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - Sulu Sea, 30 km north of Linaon, Philippines, on Monday, June 9, 2014 at 21:45 GMT Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - Sulu Sea, 30 km north of Linaon, Philippines, on Monday, June 9, 2014 at 21:45 GMT

Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

9 Jun 21:51 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 9, 2014 21:45:15 UTC
Local time at epicenter
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude10.21°N / 122.39°E (Sulu Sea, Philippines)
Antipode10.21°S / 57.61°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearest volcanoCanlaon (127 km / 79 mi)
Nearby towns and cities27 km (17 mi) NNW of Kaliling (pop: 4,840) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
51 km (32 mi) W of Hinigaran (pop: 39,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
51 km (32 mi) W of Binalbagan (pop: 38,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) WNW of Kabankalan (pop: 136,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (36 mi) SSW of Iloilo City (pop: 387,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (38 mi) SW of Bago City (pop: 150,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
80 km (49 mi) SW of Bacolod City (pop: 454,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
80 km (49 mi) SW of Mansilingan (pop: 454,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
165 km (102 mi) W of Cebu City (pop: 798,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
512 km (318 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
70 km (44 mi) NW of Negros Island (pop: 4,414,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
378 km (235 mi) NW of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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5.310 kmPanay, PhilippinesGFZ

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Jun 10, 2014 11:30
8 years ago

32 km
Sulu Sea, 16 km SW of La Paz, Province of Guimaras, Western Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 9, 2014 22:12
8 years ago

65 km
Sulu Sea, 35 km NW of Inayauan, PhilippinesMore
Jun 9, 2014 21:51
8 years ago

10 km
Sulu Sea, 26 km S of Miagao, Iloilo, Western Visayas, PhilippinesMore

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