Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.8 just reported 52 km south of Sarangani, Philippines
Sat, 1 May 2021, 14:4014:40 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred only 12 minutes ago 52 km south of Sarangani, Philippines, Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency reported.
4.8 quake 1 May 10:26 pm (GMT +8)
The quake hit at an intermediate to considerable depth of 165 km beneath the epicenter near Sarangani, Davao Occidental, Davao, Philippines, late at night on Saturday 1 May 2021 at 10:26 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.6. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.9.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Sarangani (pop. 7,500) located 52 km from the epicenter, Bukid (pop. 2,200) 71 km away, Balanganan (pop. 2,300) 72 km away, Butulan (pop. 2,400) 75 km away, Nuing (pop. 2,600) 77 km away, Pangyan (pop. 5,300) 88 km away, and Baliton (pop. 5,800) 94 km away.
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Date & time: 1 May 10:26 pm (GMT +8) local time (1 May 2021 14:26 GMT)
Depth: 165.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.94°N / 125.49°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Primary data source: BMKG
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