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

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

Moderate 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.
Date & time: 5 Aug 2017 00:30:37 UTC
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.25°N / 125.41°E (Province of Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Matutum (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) ESE of Manga (pop: 3,680) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) ESE of Maluñgun (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ESE of Malandag (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NE of Alabel (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SW of Malita (Davao) (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) ENE of General Santos (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NNE of Malapatan (Sarangani) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) E of Polomolok (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SE of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
1048 km (651 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: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.810 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
M 5.880 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
M 5.970 km023 km N 09? E of Malapatan (Sarangani)PHILVOLCS
M 5.875 km- 10km NNE of Suyan, PhilippinesUSGS

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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.
11328 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt
davao city / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt it here in Davao City.
68 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
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)
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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - 15 km east of Maluñgun, Province of Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Saturday, 5 August 2017 at 00:30 (GMT)
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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - 15 km east of Maluñgun, Province of Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Saturday, 5 August 2017 at 00:30 (GMT)
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