Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines on Sunday, 29 September 2019

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 181 km southeast of Davao City, Philippines, on Sunday, 29 September 2019 at 02:02 (GMT)

- Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - 181 km southeast of Davao City, Philippines, on Sunday, 29 September 2019 at 02:02 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Sep 02:08 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Sep 29 02:09: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.4.
Sep 29 02:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.3.
Date & time: 29 Sep 2019 02:02:45 UTC -
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.75°N / 126.57°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Balut (138 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) SSE of Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140)
94 km (59 mi) SSE of Nangan (pop: 3,360)
104 km (65 mi) E of Caburan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 12,600)
129 km (80 mi) SE of Malita (pop: 41,100)
140 km (87 mi) SSE of Mati (pop: 105,900)
160 km (99 mi) ESE of General Santos (pop: 679,600)
181 km (113 mi) SE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500)
286 km (177 mi) SE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.310 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
M 6.397 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
M 6.289 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
M 6.296 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
M 6.191 kmIndonesia [Sea] (Philippines)INGV
M 6.463 km123 km S 71° E of Jose Abad Santos (Davao Occidental) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
M 6.276 km84km SSE of Pondaguitan, PhilippinesUSGS
M 6.270 km棉兰老岛附近海域 (Philippines)CEIC
M 6.277 kmMindanao, PhilippinesIMD

User reports for this quake (98)

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New Braunfels, TX (13827.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : 2 shaking events followed by one in a perpendicular direction
SIPALAY CITY (603.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tigatto, Davao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
208.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Me and my siblings are watching tv and suddenly i felt wierd about how my back moving sideward against our floor and i shout "linog" (term for earthquake"
207.7 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt by everyone at church service. Stationary cars moving up and down on their shock absorbers. Items on tables shaking. Seem to last about 20 seconds. Always scary.
Compostela / Light shaking (MMI IV)
371.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
TAgum city / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Im too scared i used my hand to cover my head lying outside our house with ny two kids
Kidapawan City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Trento / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Dandredge Tennessee / Weak shaking (MMI III) : My wife and I were on the phone with her brother last night when he said, Wow,, the chair is moving, and Wow, he said again it's an earthquake,,,, right about 10 pm, my wife and I were a little freaked out, they're ok
Kidapawan City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tagum City, Philippines (223.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
SPMC, Davao city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Miguel, Tagum City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt : Без тряски и какой либо вибрации, не почувствовал и не ощущал, был дома, не спал, висячие предметы интерьера в норме, люстры и связка ключей в норме, всё тихо и спокойно. Да, пожалуйста оставайтесь в безопасности, берегите Себя, Своих родных и близких людей. Да, геологиярулит.))
Gensan / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : So used to it...
UK (11921.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Didn't feel it. Thank SCIENCE for that.
General Santos City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Calinan, baguio / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was outside on a plastic chair. I first thought it was something like a halluzination. My wife told me it must be the hangover from last night drinking. From a dozen personly only two of them felt the "vibrations"
Davao City (180.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I think it was just the aftershock
mountain / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Salasang (235.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Villa Consuelo Subdivision General Santos City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It takes about 30 seconds. Thank GOD it stopped.
davao city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lanang, davao city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tagum City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lanang, davao city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
204 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
babak island garden city of samal / Light shaking (MMI IV)
1105.5 km W of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Davao city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
189 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
General Santos City, South Cotabato, Philippines / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Windows were like lowkey rattling. People felt dizzy af and my dog was like legit panicking during the whole duration.
60 km NW of Davao city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : felt by everyone. lasted for how many seconds.
Panabo City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Koronadal City,South Coatabato (159.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
LANANG DAVAO CITY / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
General santos city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
160 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tagum City Davao Del Norte / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City, Philippines / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
South Cotabato - Gen.Santos City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Phela Grande Hotel, General Santos / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : we are at the seminar Ng nangyare to biglang nglabasan lahat Ng participants sa lakaw Ng lindol..
Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
san francisco, agusan del sur / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Brgy. Fatima General Santos City (164.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Awakened from sleep (reported through our app)
TACURONG CITY / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : i felt like sooo dizzy..
514.7 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking felt in Manado Indonesia. (reported through our app)
2039.8 km SW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Digos City,Davao del Sur / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao city, Ma a Road, Near UM Matina / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Strongly felt earthquake for about thirty seconds. Bed sort of swinging (strong shaking), people ran out of the houses. Little difficulty in walking - for five seconds or so
Malalag, Davao del Sur / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ecoland, Davao City (180.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Suddenly the condo started shaking, lots of people ran downstairs.
davao city (176.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Panabo Vity / Weak shaking (MMI III)
General Santos City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao City / Weak shaking (MMI III) : weak shaking but it was long.
Davao City (180.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Davao city / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shaking of objects for 30 seconds
gensan (167.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tagum City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Valencia (290.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Strong earthquake. Everyone ran outside. Big crack in the wall of my house.
Davao City (180.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
167.9 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kisolon, Sumilao, Bukidnon / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Mati / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
davao city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
172.2 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao city (183.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
182.7 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Davao / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Governor Generoso / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
215.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Panabo City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lasted about 45 seconds. Immediately aware of activity. Felt in Panabo City, Davao del Norte.
169.2 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Medina (Philippines, 394 km NW of epicenter) : In Butuan (reported through EMSC)
Koronadal (Philippines, 211 km NW of epicenter) : Ground shaking Chandelier swaying for around 30 min. (reported through EMSC)
Santa Cruz (Philippines, 179 km NW of epicenter) : Felt slight shaking and wife said it was an earthquake as we see the gate swaying a little (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 165 km W of epicenter) : Felt in General Santos City, Philippines. Pretty good shaking (reported through EMSC)
Koror (Palau, 894 km E of epicenter) : Felt it in Koror , Palau (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 187 km NW of epicenter) : The chair is moving (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 184 km NW of epicenter) : Slight side to side shaking for a little over 10 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 183 km NW of epicenter) : Quake (reported through EMSC)
Digos (Philippines, 177 km NW of epicenter) : Earthquake lasted more than 15 sec - significantly felt it steady in Digos (reported through EMSC)
Digos (Philippines, 177 km NW of epicenter) : Medium strength back & forth shaking for around 45 seconds. No obvious damage but I'll be checking my new house thoroughly (reported through EMSC)
Panabo (Philippines, 199 km NW of epicenter) : I was laying in bed napping. It woke me up, and I felt a very slight swaying movement, but enough to be sure it was an earthquake. I went in the front room and the 2 others here had not felt it. (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 188 km NW of epicenter) : Strong shaking, lasted about less than one minute. (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 186 km NW of epicenter) : Whole bed was shaking (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 183 km NW of epicenter) : Long quake (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 165 km W of epicenter) : Shook the house in General Santos City pretty good. Windows rattling loadly, ceiling lamps still swaying minutes after it stopped. (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 162 km W of epicenter) : The shaking is pretty long in duration (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 6.3 quake 181 km southeast of Davao City, Philippines, 29 September 02:02 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (675 quakes):
  • 26 Mar 2020 23:13 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    81 km (50 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 26 Mar 2020 09:13 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    79 km (49 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 Mar 2020 05:55 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 26 Mar 2020 02:08 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 25 Mar 2020 15:21 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    102 km (63.4 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 25 Mar 2020 10:48 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    34 km (21.1 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (36 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 Mar 2020 14:50 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    128 km (79.5 mi) depth
    |
    74 km (46 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 Mar 2020 05:57 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    68 km (42.3 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Mar 2020 16:30 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    63 km (39 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Mar 2020 13:09 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    112 km (69.6 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Mar 2020 11:38 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (33 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Mar 2020 08:09 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    140 km (87 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Mar 2020 08:09 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    136 km (84.5 mi) depth
    |
    67 km (42 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 22 Mar 2020 12:17 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (36 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 22 Mar 2020 09:51 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    67 km (41 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 21 Mar 2020 22:39 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    38 km (23.6 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 181 km southeast of Davao City, Philippines, on Sunday, 29 September 2019 at 02:02 (GMT)
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