Moderate 4.9 quake hits near Digos, Davao del Sur, Davao, Philippines
Wed, 31 Mar 2021, 12:0712:07 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
A magnitude 4.9 earthquake near Digos, Davao del Sur, Davao, Philippines, was reported only 19 minutes ago by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in this part of the world. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter early evening on Wednesday 31 March 2021 at 7:47 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
4.9 quake 31 Mar 7:47 pm (GMT +8)
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Tubalan (pop. 4,200) located 11 km from the epicenter, Santa Maria (pop. 16,800) 12 km away, Malita (pop. 41,100) 20 km away, and Digos (pop. 116,100) 29 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Bansalan (pop. 21,400) located 45 km from the epicenter, Maluñgun (pop. 52,200) 47 km away, Davao City (pop. 1,212,500) 54 km away, General Santos (pop. 679,600) 69 km away, Kidapawan (pop. 79,700) 71 km away, and Koronadal City (pop. 125,500) 80 km away.
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Date & time: 31 Mar 2021 7:47 pm (GMT +8) local time (31 Mar 2021 11:47 GMT)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.59°N / 125.57°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Primary data source: BMKG
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