Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.9 just reported 118 km southeast of Sarangani, Philippines
Fri, 23 Apr 2021, 18:5818:58 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
A moderately shallow magnitude 4.9 earthquake was reported early morning near Sarangani, Davao Occidental, Davao, Philippines.
4.9 quake 24 Apr 2:45 am (GMT +8)
According to Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, the quake hit on Saturday 24 April 2021 at 2:45 am local time at a moderately shallow depth of 38 km. 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.8. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 5.0.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Sarangani (pop. 7,500) located 118 km from the epicenter.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.
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Date & time: 24 Apr 2:45 am (GMT +8) local time (23 Apr 2021 18:45 GMT)
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.14°N / 126.5°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Primary data source: BMKG
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