Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Monday, 29 October 2018 at 14:40 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Mindanao, Philippines, on Monday, 29 October 2018 at 14:40 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Oct 14:48 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Oct 2018 02:40:33 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.7°N / 126.99°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) ENE of Port Lamon (Surigao del Sur)
77 km (48 mi) ESE of Aras-asan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 5,100)
81 km (50 mi) ENE of Hinatuan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 10,100)
97 km (60 mi) ESE of Tandag (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 29,000)
97 km (60 mi) E of Barobo (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 9,890)
99 km (61 mi) E of Lianga (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 13,600)
161 km (100 mi) E of Butuan (Agusan Del Norte) (pop: 309,700)
236 km (147 mi) NE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.010 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
M 5.361 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
M 5.33 km061 km N 71° E of Hinatuan (Surigao Del Sur)PHIVOLCS
M 5.310 km- 50km ENE of Hinatuan, PhilippinesUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Mindanao, Philippines, 29 October 14:40 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 29 Oct 2018 15:05 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    4 km (2.5 mi) depth
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 29 Oct 2018 15:04 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 29 Oct 2018 14:51 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Monday, 29 October 2018 at 14:40 (GMT)
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