Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 4.6 km southwest of Osias, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Wednesday, 12 April 2017 at 20:01 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - 4.6 km southwest of Osias, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Wednesday, 12 April 2017 at 20:01 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

12 Apr 20:05 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Apr 12 20:07: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.3.
Date & time: 12 Apr 2017 20:01:08 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.58°N / 124.78°E (Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Ragang (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) WSW of Osias (pop: 3,230) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) ENE of Malinao (pop: 4,260) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) W of Kadingilan (Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao) (pop: 7,020) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SE of Wao (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) S of Kalilangan (Northern Mindanao) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Don Carlos (Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao) (pop: 20,500) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SW of Maramag (Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao) (pop: 33,800) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NE of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) NE of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
884 km (549 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.310 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
M 5.420 km MINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC
M 5.410 km- 9km S of Adtugan, PhilippinesUSGS
M 5.36 km008 km N 80? W of Wao (Lanao Del Sur)PHILVOLCS
M 5.548 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu

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User reports for this quake (7)

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Davao (100.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Alubijid, Misamis Oriental / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Ecoland Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was in bathroom, towels moved for about 20 seconds, light shaken.
cagayan de oro, / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 4:01 am, I felt the earthquake so strong
Cagayan de oro / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Cagayan de Oro (Philippines, 91 km NW of epicenter) : Jolted awake, doors and windows rattled. (reported through EMSC)
Cagayan de Oro (Philippines, 91 km NW of epicenter) : There were two distinct events within seconds of one another. It felt like two back to back quakes. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake 4.6 km southwest of Osias, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines, 12 April 2017 20:01 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (107 quakes):
  • 06 Jun 2017 15:46 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 31 May 2017 15:19 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 27 May 2017 07:52 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 25 May 2017 16:59 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    36.2 km (22.5 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 May 2017 16:59 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 20 May 2017 20:51 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    4 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 15 May 2017 07:59 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 14 May 2017 19:57 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 12 May 2017 19:36 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 11 May 2017 11:51 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 07 May 2017 02:39 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 06 May 2017 09:05 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    4 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 04 May 2017 15:42 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 03 May 2017 12:07 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    32 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 30 Apr 2017 14:33 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 27 Apr 2017 23:18 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • Show all

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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 4.6 km southwest of Osias, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Wednesday, 12 April 2017 at 20:01 (GMT)
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