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Strong mag. 5.8 earthquake - 15 km east of Maluñgun, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 00:30 GMT

Strong mag. 5.8 earthquake - 15 km east of Maluñgun, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 00:30 GMT Strong mag. 5.8 earthquake - 15 km east of Maluñgun, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 00:30 GMT

Strong magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

5 Aug 00:34 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Aug 5 00:36: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 5.8.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 5, 2017 00:30:37 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5.8
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude6.25°N / 125.41°E (Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines)
Antipode6.25°S / 54.59°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearest volcanoMatutum (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities12 km (8 mi) ESE of Manga (pop: 3,680) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) ESE of Maluñgun (pop: 52,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) NE of Alabel (pop: 43,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) SW of Malita (Davao) (pop: 41,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) ENE of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) NNE of Malapatan (Sarangani) (pop: 19,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) E of Polomolok (pop: 64,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) ESE of Koronadal (pop: 125,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (59 mi) SSW of Central (Davao) (pop: 1,212,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
151 km (94 mi) SE of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 1,273,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.810 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
5.890 km MINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC
5.880 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
5.970 km023 km N 09? E of Malapatan (Sarangani)PHILVOLCS
5.875 km- 10km NNE of Suyan, PhilippinesUSGS
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(shakemap: USGS)

Seismograms

Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 93 km / 58 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Davao, Philippines: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (10)

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Wolvega, Netherland (11344.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : I hope they are ok there in The Philippines.  
Kelkheim (Taunus), Regierungsbezirk Darmstadt, Hesse (11328 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
davao city / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt it here in Davao City.  
Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Soccsksargen (68 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Mamatid, Laguna, Calabarzon (1002.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Davao City (Philippines, 110 km N of epicenter) : I was a patient on 4th floor of hospital--I felt anxious, but swaying and shaking stopped after about 10 sec. (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 100 km N of epicenter) : Slight shaking in Davao city. (reported through EMSC)  
General Santos City (Philippines, 28 km W of epicenter) : I think, here in Gensan we felt it with 4.5 around or maybe a little bit more. It lasts around 5 seconds and wasn't steady. At first it was really vibrating fast. (reported through EMSC)  
Bansalan (Philippines, 66 km NW of epicenter) : Felt it here in Bansalan. Twice & quick (reported through EMSC)  
Santa Maria (Philippines, 33 km N of epicenter) : Strong swaying east-west for ~2 seconds Then weaker and diminishing for maybe 6 seconds. Felt as if someone were pushing the house from the side. (reported through EMSC)  

Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Sep 28, 2017 03:03
5 years ago
2.3

30 km
3 km SW of Malandag, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Sep 4, 2017 02:29
5 years ago
2.4

9 km
2.2 km N of Malandag, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Aug 27, 2017 14:31
5 years ago
2.7

10 km
Davao, 11 km N of Malandag, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Aug 26, 2017 17:27
5 years ago
2.1

6 km
9.1 km SW of Polomolok, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore

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