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Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake 77 km southeast of Malita, Philippines

Thu, 14 Oct 2021, 07:31
07:31 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
4.9 quake 14 Oct 3:14 pm (GMT +8)
4.9 quake 14 Oct 3:14 pm (GMT +8)
Just 16 minutes ago, a 4.9-magnitude earthquake struck near Malita, Davao Occidental, Davao, Philippines. The tremor was recorded early afternoon on Thursday, October 14th, 2021, at 3:14 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 145 km below the surface.
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 43 km from the epicenter, Surup (pop. 2,100) 46 km away, Caburan (pop. 12,600) 57 km away, Talagutong (pop. 8,000) 62 km away, Malita (pop. 41,100) 77 km away, Malapatan (pop. 19,400) 95 km away, Alabel (pop. 43,300) 96 km away, and Santa Maria (pop. 16,800) 99 km away.
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Date & time: Oct 14, 2021 3:14 pm (GMT +8) local time (14 Oct 2021 07:14 GMT)
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 145.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.98°N / 126.15°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Primary data source: BMKG

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