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Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 112 km southeast of Mati, Philippines, on Thursday, Feb 9, 2023 at 8:48 pm (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 112 km southeast of Mati, Philippines, on Thursday, Feb 9, 2023 at 8:48 pm (GMT +8) Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 112 km southeast of Mati, Philippines, on Thursday, Feb 9, 2023 at 8:48 pm (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 17 km depth

9 Feb 13:05 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 18 minutes.
10 Feb 12:20: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.0 to 17.0 km (from 0.6 to 10.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 11 km (6.9 mi) towards NE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeFeb 9, 2023 12:48:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Feb 9, 2023 at 8:48 pm (GMT +8)
Depth17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude6.05°N / 126.67°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode6.05°S / 53.33°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoLeonard Range (163 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities64 km (40 mi) ESE of Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
76 km (48 mi) SE of Nangan (pop: 3,360) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
90 km (56 mi) SE of Tibanbang (pop: 7,840) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
112 km (70 mi) SSE of Mati (pop: 105,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
124 km (77 mi) ESE of Malita (pop: 41,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
163 km (101 mi) SE of Central (pop: 1,212,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
165 km (102 mi) ESE of Digos (pop: 116,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
182 km (113 mi) SSE of Magugpo Poblacion (pop: 233,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 27.6°C (82 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 9 m/s (17 kts) from NE
Estimated seismic energy released7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) | 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.
3.417 kmPhilippines: 094 Km S 45° E of Governor Generoso (Davao Oriental)PHIVOLCS
3.21 kmMindanao, PhilippinesRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

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