Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 8.2 km northeast of Kabacan, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Friday, 8 March 2019 at 14:48 (GMT)

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 8.2 km northeast of Kabacan, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Friday, 8 March 2019 at 14:48 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

8 Mar 15:00 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 12 minutes.
Mar 9 03:25: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9.
Date & time: 8 Mar 2019 14:48:27 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.16°N / 124.88°E (Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Apo (48 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) NE of Kabacan (pop: 31,800) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) W of Linao (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) ESE of Carmen (Cotabato) (pop: 8,760) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) NW of Malamote (pop: 3,100) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) W of President Roxas (Province of Cotabato) (pop: 10,900) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NW of Kidapawan (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) E of Midsayap (pop: 32,900) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) E of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) E of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
931 km (578 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.910 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
M 4.810 kmMINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC

User reports for this quake (27)

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Brgy. Hinaplanon, Iligan City (139.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Cagayan de Oro City (149.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Cagayan de oro city (149.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It was a bit scary (reported through our app)
Tacloban City / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Valencia City / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Iligan City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Siargao / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Del Pilar, Cabadbaran City (232.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was in CR when I feel dizzy but when I saw the wires are swinging, I realized that it was an earthquake
Baybay city, leyte / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Cafayan de Oro City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was just about to sleep and I felt the building swaying. I’m currently staying at the 22nd floor of Centrio condo. This happened ealy 11pm tonight.
Siargao / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Cagayan de Oro City / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Davoa city (81.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
butuan city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
299.1 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Villanueva, Misamis Oriental (149.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
80.2 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
tacloban city / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Jasaan Misamis Oriental / Light shaking (MMI IV)
tago, surigao del sur / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Iligan City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
148.2 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
tagoloan misamis oriental / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Caga / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Buenavista (Philippines, 211 km N of epicenter) : Minor shaking, no damage (reported through EMSC)
Baybay (Philippines, 398 km NW of epicenter) : Earthquake was quite weak but felt it while sleeping (reported through EMSC)
Tandag (Philippines, 260 km NE of epicenter) : Heavy shacking sa tandag (reported through EMSC)
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