Latest earthquakes near Butuan, Caraga today

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List of latest earthquakes near Butuan.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 20, 2024 04:56AM
(Manila)
M 3.2 181 km ESE
from Butuan
Jul 20, 2024 01:44AM
(Manila)
M 3.2 130 km ESE
from Butuan
Jul 19, 2024 06:11PM
(Manila)
M 3.2 168 km NNE
from Butuan
Jul 19, 2024 08:08AM
(Manila)
M 3.1 259 km W
from Butuan
Jul 19, 2024 06:17AM
(Manila)
M 3.8 128 km ESE
from Butuan
Jul 19, 2024 05:26AM
(Manila)
M 3.2 171 km ESE
from Butuan
Jul 19, 2024 01:26AM
(Manila)
M 3.3 135 km ESE
from Butuan
Jul 19, 2024 12:11AM
(Manila)
M 3.7 137 km ESE
from Butuan
Jul 18, 2024 07:17PM
(Manila)
M 3.0 148 km E
from Butuan
Jul 18, 2024 05:37PM
(Manila)
M 3.6 141 km E
from Butuan
Jul 18, 2024 04:29PM
(Manila)
M 3.9 102 km E
from Butuan
Jul 18, 2024 02:57PM
(Manila)
M 3.1 132 km ESE
from Butuan
Jul 18, 2024 01:46PM
(Manila)
M 3.0 127 km ESE
from Butuan
Jul 18, 2024 01:39PM
(Manila)
M 5.2 130 km E
from Butuan
Jul 18, 2024 04:26AM
(Manila)
M 3.7 143 km E
from Butuan
Jul 18, 2024 12:21AM
(Manila)
M 3.4 264 km SSE
from Butuan
Jul 17, 2024 09:53PM
(Manila)
M 3.6 85 km NE
from Butuan
Jul 17, 2024 12:50AM
(Manila)
M 3.7 166 km NNE
from Butuan
Jul 16, 2024 03:51PM
(Manila)
M 3.0 282 km WSW
from Butuan
Jul 16, 2024 08:11AM
(Manila)
M 4.0 99 km E
from Butuan
Jul 16, 2024 06:06AM
(Manila)
M 3.2 293 km SSE
from Butuan
Jul 16, 2024 02:20AM
(Manila)
M 3.7 103 km E
from Butuan
Jul 16, 2024 02:05AM
(Manila)
M 3.9 138 km ENE
from Butuan
Jul 15, 2024 07:59PM
(Manila)
M 3.1 211 km WNW
from Butuan
Jul 15, 2024 01:22PM
(Manila)
M 4.1 235 km SSW
from Butuan

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Butuan

Recent Butuan Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Butuan. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Butuan and elsewhere.

Butuan Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
326 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.2
Jul 20, 2024 04:56

Average

A total of 3262 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Butuan, Caraga in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 326 earthquakes per year, or 27 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Butuan roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Butuan in 2023. A total of 1034 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Butuan that year. The strongest had a 7.6 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Butuan with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Butuan in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Butuan during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Butuan (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2901 88.93%
Mag. 5 333 10.21%
Mag. 6 27 0.83%
Mag. 7 1 0.03%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Butuan

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.6
On Dec 2, 2023 22:37.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.1
On Apr 15, 1924 00:20.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Butuan occurred on Dec 2, 2023 22:37 local time (Asia/Manila timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.6 and struck 107 kilometers (66 mi) east-southeast of Butuan, at a depth of 40 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Butuan in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.1 earthquake struck on Apr 15, 1924 00:20, 267 kilometers (166 mi) east-southeast of Butuan. It is the strongest earthquake near Butuan in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Butuan, Caraga in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Butuan.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Butuan.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Dec 2, 2023 10:37PM
(Manila)
M 7.6 107 km ESE
from Butuan
Dec 4, 2023 03:49AM
(Manila)
M 6.9 117 km E
from Butuan
Dec 15, 2019 02:11PM
(Manila)
M 6.8 254 km S
from Butuan
Oct 29, 2019 09:04AM
(Manila)
M 6.6 251 km SSW
from Butuan
Dec 3, 2023 06:35PM
(Manila)
M 6.6 142 km ESE
from Butuan
Jul 6, 2017 04:03PM
(Manila)
M 6.5 262 km NNW
from Butuan
Feb 10, 2017 10:03PM
(Manila)
M 6.5 107 km N
from Butuan
Oct 31, 2019 09:11AM
(Manila)
M 6.5 230 km S
from Butuan
Dec 3, 2023 12:03AM
(Manila)
M 6.4 145 km ESE
from Butuan
Oct 16, 2019 07:37PM
(Manila)
M 6.4 255 km SSW
from Butuan

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Nearest earthquakes from Butuan

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Butuan, Caraga. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Butuan.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 21, 2019 03:12AM
(Manila)
M 4.6 16 km NNE
from Butuan
Jan 20, 2021 09:27AM
(Manila)
M 4.8 16 km NE
from Butuan
Dec 7, 2023 02:42PM
(Manila)
M 4.1 19 km S
from Butuan
Aug 27, 2017 10:01PM
(Manila)
M 4.5 20 km N
from Butuan
Oct 15, 2016 02:29AM
(Manila)
M 5.4 21 km NNE
from Butuan
Mar 6, 2024 03:29PM
(Manila)
M 4.4 23 km ENE
from Butuan
Oct 29, 2023 09:48AM
(Manila)
M 4.7 26 km NNE
from Butuan
Jun 12, 2022 10:21PM
(Manila)
M 4.3 29 km NNE
from Butuan
Oct 9, 2016 06:39PM
(Manila)
M 4.8 28 km NE
from Butuan
Feb 10, 2024 11:22AM
(Manila)
M 5.8 30 km S
from Butuan

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Butuan

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Butuan.

When was the last earthquake in Butuan, Caraga?

A 3.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Butuan on the night of July 20, 2024 at 04:56 local time (Asia/Manila). The center of this earthquake was located 181km east-southeast of Butuan at a depth of 11km under water in the Philippine Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Butuan, Caraga in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Butuan, Caraga?

A 8.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Butuan on the night of April 15, 1924 at 00:20 local time (Asia/Manila). The center of this earthquake was located 267km south-southeast of Butuan at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Butuan since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Butuan, Caraga?

In the past 10 years, 3262 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Butuan. This averages to 326 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.