A strong earthquake registered by the PHIVOLCS as M6.4 hit near the coast of Mindanao, Philippines at 02:02 UTC (10:02 LT) on September 29, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 60 km (37 miles). USGS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 76.1 km (47.2 miles); EMSC M6.2 at a depth of 89 km (55.3 miles).
The epicenter was located 85 km (53 miles) SSE of Pondaguitan (population 2 143) and 104 km (65 miles) ESE of Caburan (population 12 618), Philippines.
There are about 12 000 people living within 100 km (62 miles).
5 586 000 people are estimated to have felt weak shaking.
Damage is not expected, PHIVOLCS said.
A tsunami was not produced.
PHIVOLCS registered more than 30 aftershocks over the next 5 hours. Magnitudes ranged from 2.3 – 3.8.
Estimated population exposure to earthquake shaking
Selected cities exposed
Featured image credit: USGS
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