Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Thursday, 6 December 2018 at 14:13 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Mindanao, Philippines, on Thursday, 6 December 2018 at 14:13 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 182 km depth

6 Dec 14:19 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 163.0 to 182.0 km.
Date & time: 6 Dec 2018 02:13:43 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 182.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.64°N / 125.75°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Apo (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) NNE of Malita (pop: 41,100)
32 km (20 mi) ENE of Santa Maria (pop: 16,800)
41 km (25 mi) SW of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200)
45 km (28 mi) ESE of Digos (pop: 116,100)
49 km (30 mi) S of Samal (pop: 43,500)
50 km (31 mi) SSE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500)
62 km (39 mi) SW of Mati (pop: 105,900)
158 km (98 mi) ESE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.0182 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
M 5.3164 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
M 5.3185 km- Mindanao, PhilippinesUSGS

User reports for this quake (6)

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Davao city / Weak shaking (MMI III)
51.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking a few seconds only. (reported through our app)
Davao city / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tagum city / Weak shaking (MMI III)
malita davao occidental / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City (Philippines, 48 km NW of epicenter) : From Barrio Obrero, Davao City. Just gentle swaying for a few seconds. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Mindanao, Philippines, 6 December 14:13 UTC

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