Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 25 km east of Dapa, Philippines, on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 09:28 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 25 km east of Dapa, Philippines, on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 09:28 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 65 km depth

30 Jan 09:50 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 21 minutes.
Date & time: Jan 30, 2019 09:28:52 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 65.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.78°N / 126.28°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 9.78°S / 53.72°W
Nearest volcano: Paco (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) E of Union (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) ESE of Pilar (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) ESE of Del Carmen, Surigao del Norte (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) ESE of San Benito (pop: 2,330) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) ENE of Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NNE of Cantilan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 9,410) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) N of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) E of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) NE of Cagayan de Oro (pop: 445,100) --> See nearby quakes!
787 km (489 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) SE of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) NE of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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5.065 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
4.835 km- 11km ENE of General Luna, PhilippinesUSGS

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General Luna, siargao (13.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt for a second no more than two seconds, weak horizontal movement (reported through our app)  
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes)

  • 14 Feb 2019 11:57 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    32.6 km (20.3 mi) depth
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Feb 2019 17:01 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    4.7 km (2.9 mi) depth
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Feb 2019 12:35 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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