Deep earthquake with recorded magnitude of 6.0 struck Celebes Sea, Philippines on October 17, 2012 at 04:42 UTC according to USGS. Epicenter was located 166 km (103 miles) SW of Sarangani, Philippines at coordinates 4.191°N, 124.573°E. Recorded depth by USGS was 337.4 km (209.7 miles). EMSC reported this earthquake as magnitude 6.1 and with depth of 342 km.
GDACS said that this earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability. There are no people living within 100 km.
|Depth||337.4 km (209.7 miles)|
|Distances||166 km (103 miles) SW of Sarangani, Philippines
193 km (119 miles) SSW of Glan, Philippines
199 km (123 miles) S of Kiamba, Philippines
212 km (131 miles) SSW of Malapatan, Philippines
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 12.4 km (7.7 miles); depth +/- 5.7 km (3.5 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=266, Nph=283, Dmin=337.3 km, Rmss=1.17 sec, Gp= 22°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
USGS location map
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