Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines on Friday, 31 May 2019

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 78 km south of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Friday, 31 May 2019 at 10:12 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 78 km south of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Friday, 31 May 2019 at 10:12 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 85 km depth

31 May 10:18 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
May 31 10:18: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.1.
Date & time: 31 May 2019 10:12:25 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 85.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.3°N / 126.46°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (129 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) ESE of Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) ESE of Nangan (pop: 3,360) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) SE of Tibanbang (pop: 7,840) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SSE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SE of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) E of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) ESE of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) E of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) SSE of Magugpo Poblacion (pop: 233,300) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) SE of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> See nearby quakes!
467 km (290 mi) SSE of Bohol Island (pop: 1,211,000) --> See nearby quakes!
554 km (344 mi) SE of of Negros Island (pop: 4,414,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
6.185 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
6.280 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
6.1102 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
6.198 kmPhilippines [Sea]INGV
6.1107 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
6.278 km088 km S 51° E of Governor Generoso (Davao Oriental) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
6.190 km42km ESE of Pondaguitan, PhilippinesUSGS
6.080 km菲律宾棉兰老岛附近海域 (Philippines)CEIC
6.11 kmMindanao,PhilippinesIMD

User reports for this quake (102)

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam / not felt
Naci, Surallah, South cotabato / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt the shaking inside my home. Wall and floor moving. Lasted 12-15 seconds.  
Sunderland UK / not felt : Just a tad to far this time but my partner ran out into the streets and screaming for help. No tsunami reports on the Mati city coast line!!!! possible major damage if they had a tsunami????  
Davao city (127.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Experiencing earthquake in Davao City has become more a thing where it is so common. Grateful that there hasn’t been casualties.  
2218 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
127.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Scary it is  
228.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
129.7 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City (127.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Panabo City, Davao Del Norte, Philippines / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lagao, General Santos Citu / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Buhangin, Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Gingoog City / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Davao, Gmsll Toril / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Standing in line at an ATM, Gmall Toril, we felt up and down shaking and,side to side. At least 3 different times, outside and indide the Mall.  
kidapawan north cotabato / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was terrified and felt dizzy when the earthquake happened. I saw the parked car moved from side to side. The trees were also shaking and it lasted for more or less 1 minute.  
General Santos City (147.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt : Находился дома, не почувствовал и неощутил, всё в порядке, пожалуйста; оставайтесь в безопастности, берегите себя и своих близких.))),!!!  
Near Jaymangal BRTS , Ahmedabad (6059.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
General Santos / Weak shaking (MMI III) : We were inside KCC department store when it happened. At first nothing to concerned just a light shake then a stronger shake but nothing to get worried about. A few people ran out of the department store. We stayed near a beam or wall structure. Didn’t last long maybe 30-45 Secs. It was awesome :)  
289 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Digos city / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lasted for around 1 minute, all my staff left the office  
Davao / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tagum City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sitting on our sofa on our terrace when all of a sudden I felt the ground shaking and our door banging.  
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was inside my office working when my office mates told me that there was an earthquake. As we went outside, I saw our flagpole waving and my car (SUV) was likewise slightly moving side to side. It lasted for about more or less a minute.  
142.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Something fell on the mall then we all just heard that there is an earthquake, we saw the hanging monitors swinging not that much but noticable  
magsaysay, davao del sur / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cagayan de ori / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Davao city, Philippines / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The house suddenly started shaking. The couch on which I was sitting did shake a lot. But by the time I came out of the house, it stopped. I felt it for five to ten seconds.  
Dolefil Fresh Fruit Packing Facility (150.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was sitting on my office chair with my two feet laid flat on the floor so I felt right away when the floor started to shake as if a heavy object was dropped or a massive truck just passed by. I told my officemates that there's an earthquake. At first they didn't believe because it was so light they probably didn't feel it. They only started to notice the quake when there's a more intense, but brief ( maybe 10 seconds or so), back n forth movement that followed. My chair started swaying so I st  
Polomolok / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Mati city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao city Iwha, Pepsi cola village / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sitting outside, portable car garage structure shook visibly  
Catalunan Grande , Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
133.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Governor Generoso / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao City (126.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Baga Aplaya, Talomo District, Davao City (35 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I am from India attending the Mindanao Peacebuilding Training at Davao City. At the start of the training we were all given orientation about the earthquake and how we need to save ourselves. So we immediately came out to a safe place.  
1093.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
130 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was seated at the time on concrete floor. Shaking lasted several seconds. No damage caused  
Davao city / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was at the smoking area. People from the call center rush out of the building and went to the parking area.  
Davao CIty / Light shaking (MMI IV) : floor circling around for approximately 1 minute  
Cagayan de Oro City / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was using my Computer then suddenly felt it. The overhead Fan is swinging  
Sasa davao city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
145 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mati city / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking for about 30 sec  
Eden’s Garden Natures Park, Toril Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
General Santos City, South Cotabato / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was in our bedroom when I felt it. The chandeliers were swaying. Tried to evacuate outside the house the soonest I got the chance.  
General Santos City, (142.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Malita, Davao Occidental / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was awakened by the quake  
CITY OF PANABO / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
.Airport Mati Davao Oriental, Philipoines / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Strong shake but not long  
144.3 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
SM general santos city / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : We are here to witness the 15th dance grand recital, is a summer dance....and we just felt that is shaking...i run after to get mybson out of something might fall, we just stay in an open place inside the mall....a safe place to stay...i told sin to keep calm and don't panic, the dance organizer's warned everybody to stay in place and the store management also..thanks God everyone's safe...the quake is not violet  
Davao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao City, sm Ecoland (127.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : While dining in the SM Ecoland food court, there was a sudden shaking of this huge building as if it was a toy but only lasted no more than 30 seconds  
Davao / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Our building security asked us to evacuate after a lengthy shaking.  
Davao / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shaking for awhile  
Cagayan de Oro / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I felt the quake while lying on my bed.  
Asuncion, Davao del Norte / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Maa, davao city / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : It was a shaky experience here at maa davao city.  
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Panabo city / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Fell from where I am sitting  
Iligan City (324.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Davao city / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : My wife felt the earthquake.. here in davao city  
Polomolok / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Alarming  
Butuan (267.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lagao, General Santos City (147.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
143 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Panabo, Davao del Norte / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Gen San / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bato, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Pres.roxas north cotabato (136.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
127.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City , Catalunan Grande / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : For the most part, I felt that the earthquake's at magnitude 6 and I was very certain because it was strong. Good thing my reflexes easily noticed the shake. And as an ERT member at work, I first secured my own safety and my loved ones before anything else. We went back inside our homes at about a few minutes after the shake. There were no damages and casualties, thank God.  
133.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
56.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
128.7 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City / Weak shaking (MMI III)
General Santos City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It was light but definitely almost everyone felt it except my wife who was cleaning our bathroom at that time.  
Mati City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
DON CARLOS (222.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : some did not feel the shaking  
General Santos / Light shaking (MMI IV) : What we felt is a strong rolling shock wave. The shaking here in GenSan is that of low frequency oscillation  
Bgy. Macambol, Mati, Davao Oriental / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt it very well  
Surigao city (373.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao City / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Panabo city / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Panabo  
General Santos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
127.9 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
178.8 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
148.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Its crazy insane earthquake... (reported through our app)  
121.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
General Santos City (Philippines, 147 km W of epicenter) : Sustained, long rolling quake here in General Santos City. (reported through EMSC)  
Tagum (Philippines, 145 km NW of epicenter) : I am from Tagum City. 4 hr bus ride to the epicenter of the quake. It was 6.1 here. GOD BLESS US ALL!!! (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 128 km NW of epicenter) : Guesstimate 3 or 4 (reported through EMSC)  
General Santos City (Philippines, 141 km W of epicenter) : One of the longest shakes I've felt in a while (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 125 km NW of epicenter) : One of the strongest I experienced in Davao City so far. (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (392 quakes):
  • 27 Nov 2019 07:12 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    93 km (57.8 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 27 Nov 2019 01:20 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 26 Nov 2019 14:56 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    147 km (91.3 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 25 Nov 2019 00:10 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    68 km (42.3 mi) depth
    |
    62 km (39 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 Nov 2019 01:24 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    142 km (88.2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Nov 2019 21:07 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    139 km (86.4 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Nov 2019 21:04 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Nov 2019 09:11 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    102 km (63.4 mi) depth
    |
    66 km (41 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 22 Nov 2019 23:18 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    109 km (67.7 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 22 Nov 2019 16:05 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    138 km (85.7 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 21 Nov 2019 05:42 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (20 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 21 Nov 2019 05:14 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 20 Nov 2019 06:55 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    61 km (37.9 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Nov 2019 06:55 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    183 km (113.7 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 19 Nov 2019 14:57 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    65 km (41 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 19 Nov 2019 13:26 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    93 km (57.8 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • Show all

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