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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines on Tuesday, 15 January 2019 - information

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines on Tuesday, 15 January 2019

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.0 quake: Mindanao, Philippines, 29 Dec 2018 03h39, which had occurred 3 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - Mindanao, Philippines on Tuesday, 15 January 2019
15 Jan 20:09 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Jan 15 20:11: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.7.
Jan 15 20:18: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 6.0.
Jan 15 20:22: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 74.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 15 January 2019 20:03 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 74.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.96°N / 126.86°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Balut (188 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km (70 mi) SE of Tibanbang (pop: 7,800)
116 km (72 mi) SE of Sigaboy (pop: 8,000)
119 km (74 mi) SE of La Union (pop: 5,200)
185 km (115 mi) SE of Davao (pop: 1,212,500)
188 km (117 mi) E of General Santos (pop: 679,600)
188 km (117 mi) SE of Digos (pop: 116,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 15 Jan 20:03 UTCM 5.7 / 74 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
Tue, 15 Jan 20:03 UTCM 5.7 / 72 kmMINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC
Tue, 15 Jan 20:03 UTCM 5.7 / 85.1 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
Tue, 15 Jan 20:03 UTCM 5.8 / 61.1 km- 99km ESE of Pondaguitan, PhilippinesUSGS
Tue, 15 Jan 20:03 UTCM 5.7 / 70 km棉兰老岛附近海域CEIC

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Davao Del sur / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cagayan De Oro, Mindanao / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Earth tremor woke me. Slight movement for about ten seconds. Thought it was my partner turning over but she was not moving... the bed was!
183.2 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
sta. cruz manila / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I thought I was experiencing vertigo so I just ignore it until I read about this post today.
davao / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Toril / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking, rattled windows etc. 15 second duration.
Marco polo, Davao city (185.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
General Santos city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
187.2 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
davao city / Light shaking (MMI IV) : woke up due to shaking of ground
420 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Pink Dormitory, Apokon Road, Tagum City, Davao del (198.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt the earthquake while I was at rest on my bedchamber, at the second floor of the dormitory.
Davao City / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Talomo, Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City Matina / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao city (185.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : i was sleeping. I think rhe erthquake was around 4:15 to 4:20am today january 16 2019. I was in deep sleep when my body suddenly alarmed and cause me to be awake. I feel it, it was strong. It feels like strong one shot earthquake in a seconds and when i really sensed it if it was an erthquake or if it is the house is shaking due to a large truck passing by but its not it was really an earthquake. i thought im daydreaming beacuse im half awake but its not. my dorm mate feel it too because he’s
Davao City / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I am alone here in the office and a bit scary. Thank God I am safe
Davao / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Buhangin davao. City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lasted long. Woke me up and made me dizzy.
189.9 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
131.1 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
189.5 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
General Santos City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City, Ecoland / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sleeping at the 2nd flr of our house when it happens. twas kinda strong here in Davao, Ecoland.
Davao City (185.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Davao City (Philippines, 200 km NW of epicenter) : The shaking lasted over a minute or two. (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 198 km NW of epicenter) : Bit of rocking and shaking, lasted a few minutes. (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 197 km NW of epicenter) : Felt side to side shaking less than a minute. Im from davao city (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 197 km NW of epicenter) : Felt quake just after i was awake around 4am here in Bago Aplaya Davao City (reported through EMSC)

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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines on Tuesday, 15 January 2019
 

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