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Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - Philippines: 016 Km S 73° E of Burgos (Surigao Del Norte) on Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 2:06 pm (GMT +8) -

Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - Philippines: 016 Km S 73° E of Burgos (Surigao Del Norte) on Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 2:06 pm (GMT +8) Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - Philippines: 016 Km S 73° E of Burgos (Surigao Del Norte) on Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 2:06 pm (GMT +8)

Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 35 km depth

8 Dec 06:15 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 10 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 8, 2022 06:06:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 2:06 pm (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude1.6
Depth35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude9.98°N / 126.21°E (Philippines)
Antipode9.98°S / 53.79°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoPaco (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities18 km (11 mi) NE of Pilar (pop: 2,390) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) ESE of Santa Monica (pop: 2,280) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) ENE of Del Carmen, Surigao del Norte (pop: 4,280) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) NE of Dapa (pop: 8,820) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) NNE of Socorro (pop: 9,740) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
76 km (47 mi) ENE of Placer (pop: 10,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
81 km (50 mi) ENE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
766 km (476 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 27°C (81 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
1.635 kmPhilippines: 016 Km S 73° E of Burgos (Surigao Del Norte)PHIVOLCS

Seismograms

Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 331 km / 206 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. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.6, 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.

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
Jul 12, 1911 04:07
112 years ago
7.7

15 km
187km / 116mi94 km NE of Bislig City, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Aug 31, 2012 12:47
10 years ago
7.6

28 km
104km / 64miPhilippine Sea, 239 km NE of Butuan, PhilippinesMore
Dec 15, 1989 18:43
33 years ago
7.6

24 km
191km / 119mi47 km E of Bislig City, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Mar 19, 1952 10:57
71 years ago
7.3

15 km
103km / 64mi119 km NE of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Apr 21, 1995 00:34
28 years ago
7.2

21 km
241km / 150mi82 km NE of Catbalogan, Province of Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 13, 1929 09:24
94 years ago
7.2

35 km
211km / 131mi2.8 km N of Veruela, Province of Agusan del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Oct 15, 2013 00:12
9 years ago
7.1

20 km
241km / 150mi10.9 km SE of Tubigon, Bohol, Central Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Aug 30, 1924 03:04
98 years ago
7.1

15 km
136km / 84mi77 km E of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Feb 18, 1991 02:37
32 years ago
7.0

24 km
127km / 79mi39 km SE of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jun 7, 1947 18:47
76 years ago
7.0

15 km
216km / 134mi8.6 km E of Rizal, Province of Leyte, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Aug 29, 1938 15:22
84 years ago
7.0

15 km
327km / 203mi14 km NE of Cataingan, Province of Masbate, Bicol, PhilippinesMore
Mar 11, 1997 19:22
26 years ago
6.9

10 km
295km / 183mi180 km NE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Apr 21, 1995 00:09
28 years ago
6.9

20 km
234km / 145mi88 km E of Catbalogan, Province of Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Aug 12, 1934 23:49
89 years ago
6.9

35 km
213km / 133mi50 km E of Bislig City, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Aug 31, 2012 13:27
10 years ago
6.8

13 km
140km / 87miPhilippine Sea, 146 km E of Borongan City, PhilippinesMore
Apr 21, 1995 05:17
28 years ago
6.8

27 km
232km / 144mi72 km NE of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Apr 21, 1995 00:30
28 years ago
6.8

17 km
228km / 141mi58 km E of Samar Island, Province of Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Nov 13, 1991 11:12
31 years ago
6.8

36 km
181km / 112miTigdos Island, 17 km N of Bislig City, PhilippinesMore
Feb 8, 1990 07:15
33 years ago
6.8

26 km
168km / 104mi58 km E of Bohol Island, Central Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 18, 1980 17:14
43 years ago
6.8

54 km
75km / 46mi67 km NE of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Nov 7, 1976 17:09
46 years ago
6.8

60 km
168km / 104miTigdos Island, 30 km N of Bislig City, PhilippinesMore
Feb 10, 1957 22:50
66 years ago
6.7

20 km
37km / 23mi38 km NE of Santa Monica, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
May 24, 1935 05:36
88 years ago
6.7

45 km
272km / 169mi14 km W of San Jose de Buan, Province of Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Aug 18, 2020 00:03
2 years ago
6.6

10 km
326km / 202miPhilippine Sea, 5.4 km E of Cataingan, Province of Masbate, Bicol, PhilippinesMore
Aug 18, 2020 00:03
2 years ago
6.6

10 km
337km / 210miPhilippine Sea, 18 km N of Cataingan, Province of Masbate, Bicol, PhilippinesMore
Sep 20, 1996 04:11
26 years ago
6.6

33 km
60km / 37mi26 km SE of Lajanosa Island, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Feb 8, 1990 07:46
33 years ago
6.6

30 km
176km / 109mi29 km E of Jagna, Bohol, Central Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Feb 11, 1957 01:14
66 years ago
6.6

20 km
18km / 11mi17 km NE of Santa Monica, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Feb 10, 1957 22:32
66 years ago
6.6

20 km
40km / 25mi39 km NE of Santa Monica, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Feb 10, 2017 14:03
6 years ago
6.5

10 km
80km / 49miPhilippine Sea, 4.6 km N of Surigao City, PhilippinesMore
Nov 18, 2003 17:14
19 years ago
6.5

35 km
243km / 151miEastern Samar, 43 km E of Samar Island, PhilippinesMore
Oct 6, 1997 12:30
25 years ago
6.5

106 km
52km / 32mi31 km E of Surigao City, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Oct 25, 1990 11:01
32 years ago
6.5

44 km
188km / 117miTigdos Island, 19 km NE of Bislig City, PhilippinesMore
Dec 20, 1989 00:08
33 years ago
6.5

21 km
220km / 137mi58 km E of Bislig City, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jun 6, 1987 18:40
36 years ago
6.5

14 km
78km / 48mi20 km SE of Suluan Island, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jul 3, 1973 07:03
50 years ago
6.5

33 km
265km / 165miEastern Samar, 44 km NE of Samar Island, PhilippinesMore
Aug 18, 1957 08:37
65 years ago
6.5

20 km
350km / 217miDestacado Island, 9.3 km NE of Palanas, Province of Masbate, Bicol, PhilippinesMore
Aug 13, 1936 20:02
87 years ago
6.5

35 km
129km / 80mi10.6 km SE of Arrasasan, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jun 30, 1929 02:44
94 years ago
6.5

30 km
151km / 94mi92 km NE of Bislig City, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Dec 26, 1925 18:23
97 years ago
6.5

20 km
144km / 90mi9.5 km S of Butuan, Province of Agusan del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jul 1, 1918 06:08
105 years ago
6.5

35 km
117km / 73mi33 km SE of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Apr 23, 2019 05:37
4 years ago
6.4

59 km
230km / 143mi27 km E of Catbalogan, Province of Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jul 6, 2017 08:03
6 years ago
6.4

10 km
196km / 122mi6.7 km SE of Canhandugan, Province of Leyte, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Oct 2, 1996 09:48
26 years ago
6.4

33 km
213km / 133miPopotihon Island, 78 km NE of Tacloban City, PhilippinesMore
Sep 20, 1996 00:03
26 years ago
6.4

33 km
44km / 27miLajanosa Island, 90 km E of Surigao City, PhilippinesMore
May 8, 1995 18:08
28 years ago
6.4

12 km
167km / 104mi60 km E of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jul 25, 1942 06:22
81 years ago
6.4

55 km
238km / 148mi9.9 km SE of Catbalogan, Province of Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 19, 1929 07:30
94 years ago
6.4

35 km
181km / 113mi24 km E of Tigdos Island, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jun 13, 1929 23:00
94 years ago
6.4

35 km
203km / 126mi61 km E of Bislig City, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Sep 14, 1924 14:08
98 years ago
6.4

15 km
132km / 82mi163 km NE of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Feb 15, 2003 11:01
20 years ago
6.3

10 km
337km / 209mi57 km W of Calbayog City, Province of Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Sep 28, 1996 14:10
26 years ago
6.3

235 km
92km / 57miHajakhak Island, 31 km NW of Surigao City, PhilippinesMore
Apr 24, 1991 04:57
32 years ago
6.3

14 km
119km / 74mi60 km E of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
May 18, 1987 07:27
36 years ago
6.3

16 km
209km / 130mi30 km NE of Malaybalay, Province of Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, PhilippinesMore
Sep 15, 1997 13:05
25 years ago
6.2

51 km
215km / 133mi38 km E of Bislig City, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Dec 8, 1989 10:23
33 years ago
6.2

44 km
34km / 21mi115 km E of Surigao City, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jun 14, 1987 05:07
36 years ago
6.2

13 km
50km / 31mi101 km NE of Surigao City, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Nov 2, 2012 18:17
10 years ago
6.1

38 km
80km / 50miPhilippine Sea, 5 km E of Burgos, PhilippinesMore
Nov 7, 1996 06:10
26 years ago
6.1

33 km
26km / 16mi93 km E of Surigao City, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Sep 20, 1996 12:24
26 years ago
6.1

33 km
70km / 43mi56 km NE of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Apr 29, 1995 09:43
28 years ago
6.1

15 km
210km / 130mi66 km NE of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 15, 1991 23:02
32 years ago
6.1

71 km
41km / 25mi52 km NE of Surigao City, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Aug 15, 1988 09:59
34 years ago
6.1

52 km
137km / 85mi39 km SE of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jun 3, 1986 14:40
37 years ago
6.1

67 km
52km / 32mi83 km NE of Surigao City, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Oct 26, 1980 05:14
42 years ago
6.1

48 km
212km / 131mi78 km NE of Tacloban City, Province of Leyte, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Mar 16, 1971 20:35
52 years ago
6.1

59 km
206km / 128mi102 km E of Bislig City, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Nov 8, 1970 14:58
52 years ago
6.1

40 km
104km / 65mi24 km E of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Nov 15, 2020 22:37
2 years ago
6.0

45 km
145km / 90miPhilippine Sea, 19 km SE of Marihatag, PhilippinesMore
Mar 8, 2019 15:06
4 years ago
6.0

27 km
51km / 32miPhilippine Sea, 95 km NE of Surigao City, PhilippinesMore
Feb 8, 2019 11:55
4 years ago
6.0

10 km
41km / 26miPhilippine Sea, 48 km E of Dapa, PhilippinesMore
Feb 8, 2019 11:55
4 years ago
6.0

10 km
33km / 21miPhilippine Sea, 51 km E of Dapa, PhilippinesMore
Jul 3, 2015 06:43
8 years ago
6.0

67 km
35km / 22miPhilippine Sea, 22 km N of Santa Monica, PhilippinesMore
Nov 5, 1996 12:29
26 years ago
6.0

33 km
30km / 19mi25 km NE of Lajanosa Island, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jan 27, 1996 17:48
27 years ago
6.0

33 km
91km / 57mi27 km NE of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Apr 21, 1995 00:02
28 years ago
6.0

28 km
229km / 142mi90 km E of Catbalogan, Province of Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Dec 15, 1989 18:53
33 years ago
6.0

33 km
179km / 111miTigdos Island, 27 km NE of Bislig City, PhilippinesMore
Aug 27, 1983 18:49
39 years ago
6.0

21 km
203km / 126mi5 km W of Bunawan, Province of Agusan del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Sep 4, 1981 11:15
41 years ago
6.0

645 km
238km / 148mi20 km NW of Bohol Island, Central Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 9, 1980 13:14
43 years ago
6.0

19 km
53km / 33mi89 km NE of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
May 1, 1979 00:39
44 years ago
6.0

23 km
97km / 61mi43 km N of Butuan, Province of Agusan del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jun 16, 1978 07:57
45 years ago
6.0

139 km
236km / 147miProvince of Davao Oriental, 30 km E of Monkayo, Davao de Oro, PhilippinesMore
Aug 17, 1976 01:11
46 years ago
6.0

34 km
39km / 24mi51 km NE of Surigao City, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Aug 23, 1975 15:06
47 years ago
6.0

40 km
46km / 29mi41 km NE of Surigao City, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Apr 13, 2000 20:54
23 years ago
5.9

33 km
49km / 31mi126 km NE of Surigao City, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Aug 26, 1999 01:24
23 years ago
5.9

63 km
49km / 31mi86 km NE of Surigao City, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Nov 4, 1996 17:01
26 years ago
5.9

33 km
18km / 11mi83 km E of Surigao City, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jul 5, 1994 10:09
29 years ago
5.9

29 km
109km / 68mi74 km N of Surigao City, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Mar 30, 1994 13:29
29 years ago
5.9

40 km
109km / 68miLenungan Island, 10.4 km SE of Tandag, PhilippinesMore
Mar 26, 1990 22:47
33 years ago
5.9

39 km
105km / 65mi34 km N of Butuan, Province of Agusan del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Aug 12, 1989 16:46
33 years ago
5.9

55 km
154km / 96mi9.9 km SW of Bayugan, Province of Agusan del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jun 19, 1980 06:40
43 years ago
5.9

45 km
76km / 47mi76 km NE of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jun 9, 1980 12:42
43 years ago
5.9

33 km
60km / 37mi75 km NE of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Apr 13, 1980 05:41
43 years ago
5.9

49 km
114km / 71miLenungan Island, 17 km SE of Tandag, PhilippinesMore
Dec 12, 1968 05:25
54 years ago
5.9

98 km
46km / 29miKayap Island, 14 km NW of Socorro, PhilippinesMore
Apr 1, 1965 07:08
58 years ago
5.9

60 km
34km / 21miKangun Islet, 13 km W of San Benito, PhilippinesMore
Mar 16, 2012 07:58
11 years ago
5.8

18 km
64km / 39miViray Islet, 10 km NE of Dinagat, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Aug 25, 2008 02:43
14 years ago
5.8

27 km
111km / 69mi5 km S of Hinundayan, Southern Leyte, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Nov 20, 1996 19:42
26 years ago
5.8

33 km
139km / 86mi220 km E of Surigao City, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Nov 4, 1996 12:53
26 years ago
5.8

33 km
36km / 22mi29 km NE of Lajanosa Island, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Sep 25, 1996 09:26
26 years ago
5.8

33 km
38km / 24mi26 km E of Lajanosa Island, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
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