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Strong earthquake strikes Philippines’ Mindanao

Strong earthquake strikes Philippines’ Mindanao
Strong earthquake strikes Philippines' Mindanao
Written by Harry S. Johnson

Strong Magnitude 6.1 earthquake rocked second-largest island in the Philippines, Mindanao, today. So far there have been no reports of deaths, injuries or structural damage. No tsunami warning was issued.

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude6.1
Date-Time15 Dec 2020 23:21:59 UTC 16 Dec 2020 07:21:59 near epicenter
Location5.207N 125.439E
Depth26 km
Distances21.9 km (13.6 mi) S of Sarangani, Philippines 73.1 km (45.3 mi) SSE of Glan, Philippines 81.7 km (50.7 mi) SSW of Caburan, Philippines 85.9 km (53.3 mi) S of Malapatan, Philippines 157.6 km (97.7 mi) SSE of Koronadal, Philippines
Location UncertaintyHorizontal: 6.8 km; Vertical 4.2 km
ParametersNph = 113; Dmin = 206.3 km; Rmss = 1.31 seconds; Gp = 32°

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Harry S. Johnson

Harry S. Johnson has been working in the travel industry for 20 years. He started his travel career as a flight attendant for Alitalia, and today, has been working for TravelNewsGroup as an editor for the last 8 years. Harry is an avid globetrotting traveler.

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