International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 255924
Event time 2020-09-03 09:13:09 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 01:13:09 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 09:25:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 3
Depth 29 km
Class Minor
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent Pacific Ocean - West
Country Philippines
Administration area Caraga
Nearest settlement Bitaogan
Distance 27 km
Course E
Surface type underwater quake
Tsunami region North Pacific
Water surface name Philippine Sea

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Hinatuan (61.27 km)
Nearest airports
Tandag Airport (48.28 km)
Nearest volcanoes
There is no known marine port nearby.
Quick Analysis
Due to the small magnitude of the earthquake and the moderate depth of the hypocenter, minimal damage is conceivable.According to the epicenter of the quake, this is an underwater quake.