Mag. 2.3 earthquake - 090 Km S 36° E of Tarragona (Davao Oriental), Philippines, on 17 October 2020 - 03:47 AM (PST) -

Mag. 2.3 earthquake  - 090 Km S 36° E of Tarragona (Davao Oriental), Philippines, on 17 October 2020 - 03:47 AM (PST)

Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 136 km depth

16 Oct 20:00 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 13 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Oct 2020 07:47:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 17 October 2020 - 03:47 AM (PST)
Magnitude: 2.3
Depth: 136.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.39°N / 126.93°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (147 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (49 mi) E of Luban (Davao Oriental)
85 km (53 mi) SE of Bobon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 4,520)
90 km (56 mi) E of Nangan (Davao Oriental) (pop: 3,360)
95 km (59 mi) SSE of San Ignacio (Davao Oriental) (pop: 6,300)
95 km (59 mi) ESE of Tibanbang (Davao Oriental) (pop: 7,840)
101 km (63 mi) SE of Mati (Davao Oriental) (pop: 105,900)
164 km (102 mi) ESE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500)
197 km (122 mi) E of General Santos (pop: 679,600)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.5°C (81 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 5 m/s (11 kts) from NW
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 2.3136 km090 Km S 36° E of Tarragona (Davao Oriental), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
At magnitude 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.
1116.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s
Pasig city, eusebio ave. / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
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