Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 17 km east of Lajanosa Island, Philippines, on Sunday, 12 January 2020 at 10:53 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 17 km east of Lajanosa Island, Philippines, on Sunday, 12 January 2020 at 10:53 (GMT)

Tremblement de terre fort magnitude 5.1 at 10 km depth

12 Jan 11:03 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 9 minutes.
Jan 12 11:07: Magnitude recalculée de 5.0 à 5.1.
Date & time: 12 Jan 2020 10:53:42 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.63°N / 126.33°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Volcan le plus près: Paco (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km ESE de Union (pop: 2,370) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
36 km SE de Pilar (pop: 2,390) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
40 km E de Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
43 km NNE de Burgos (pop: 3,510) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
48 km ESE de Del Carmen (pop: 4,280) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
51 km NE de Cantilan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 9,410) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
63 km NNE de Tandag City (pop: 29,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
93 km E de Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
115 km NE de Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
803 km SE de Manille (pop: 1,600,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
211 km SE de Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
233 km NE de Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
5.110 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
5.130 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
5.087 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
5.028 km018 km N 29° E of Cortes (Surigao Del Sur) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
5.129 km23km ESE of Socorro, PhilippinesUSGS
5.154 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG

User reports for this quake (12)

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Bacolod / not felt
Halls Head western Australia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
General Santos City / not felt
Cedar Falls, IA / not felt
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY / not felt
27.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Siargao / Light shaking (MMI IV)
39.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Bravo, Siargao / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Surigao / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt significant shaking  
Pilar / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It was longer than normal.  
Butuan City (Philippines, 95 km SW of epicenter) : You can feel it if you are sitting (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (16 quakes):
  • 08 Mar 2020 17:16 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    31 km (19.3 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 06 Mar 2020 17:42 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    32 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 05 Mar 2020 19:32 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 03 Mar 2020 18:32 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (3 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 01 Mar 2020 05:44 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 27 Feb 2020 22:34 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 26 Feb 2020 17:33 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 05 Feb 2020 23:07 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 04 Feb 2020 02:49 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 03 Feb 2020 22:00 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 29 Jan 2020 13:30 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 28 Jan 2020 17:01 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Jan 2020 12:04 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 21 Jan 2020 01:07 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 19 Jan 2020 01:20 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 17 Jan 2020 15:40 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details

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