Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Friday, 8 February 2019 at 12:45 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.0 quake Mindanao, Philippines, 8 February 11:55 UTC, which had occurred 51 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Mindanao, Philippines, on Friday, 8 February 2019 at 12:45 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

8 Feb 12:54 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Feb 8 12:59: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
Date & time: 8 Feb 2019 12:45:38 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.91°N / 126.46°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (109 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) ENE of Dapa (Surigao del Norte) (pop: 8,820)
63 km (39 mi) ENE of Socorro (Surigao del Norte) (pop: 9,740)
83 km (52 mi) NE of Cantilan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 9,410)
88 km (55 mi) ENE of Claver (Surigao del Norte) (pop: 5,910)
97 km (60 mi) NNE of Tandag (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 29,000)
98 km (61 mi) ENE of Placer (Surigao del Norte) (pop: 10,400)
329 km (204 mi) NNE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500)
374 km (232 mi) NE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.110 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
M 5.110 km- 27km ENE of General Luna, PhilippinesUSGS

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Mauswagon, Languindingan / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
franklin / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Butuan City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It was my first earthquake. The people run out of their houses and looked. Nothing great happened.
General luna / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
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