Moderate yet deep magnitude 5.0 earthquake 81 km southeast of Malita, Philippines
Fri, 7 May 2021, 07:2507:25 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 13 minutes ago, a 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Malita, Davao Occidental, Davao, Philippines. The tremor was recorded early afternoon on Friday 7 May 2021 at 3:10 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 120 km below the surface.
5.0 quake 7 May 3:10 pm (GMT +8)
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, the first seismological agency to report it.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Pondaguitan (pop. 2,100) located 36 km from the epicenter, Surup (pop. 2,100) 40 km away, Nangan (pop. 3,400) 49 km away, Tibanbang (pop. 7,800) 67 km away, Talagutong (pop. 8,000) 69 km away, Caburan (pop. 12,600) 69 km away, Malita (pop. 41,100) 81 km away, and Lupon (pop. 27,200) 98 km away.
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Date & time: 7 May 3:10 pm (GMT +8) local time (7 May 2021 07:10 GMT)
Depth: 120.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.05°N / 126.25°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Primary data source: BMKG
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