Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 163 km northeast of Butuan, Caraga, Philippines, on 26 April 2019 - 02:04 PM (PST)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - 163 km northeast of Butuan, Caraga, Philippines, on 26 April 2019 - 02:04 PM (PST)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 3 km depth

26 Apr 06:10 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 6 minutes.
Apr 26 06:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 3.0 km.
Date & time: 26 Apr 2019 06:04:00 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: 26 April 2019 - 02:04 PM (PST)
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.77°N / 126.77°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (135 km / 84 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) E of Januza
74 km (46 mi) E of Pilar (Surigao del Norte) (pop: 2,390)
79 km (49 mi) E of Dapa (pop: 8,820)
90 km (56 mi) E of Socorro (pop: 9,740)
99 km (62 mi) NE of Tandag (pop: 29,000)
100 km (62 mi) ENE of Cantilan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 9,410)
163 km (101 mi) NE of Butuan (pop: 309,700)
167 km (104 mi) NE of Libertad (pop: 250,400)
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS
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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.03 km067 km S 89° E of General Luna (Surigao Del Norte) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
M 5.075 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
M 5.063 km37km E of General Luna, PhilippinesUSGS

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General luna, Siargao / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Siargao, beach doot / Light shaking (MMI IV)
General luna, Siargao / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Basey / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : i was setting down on a plastic chair when i felt something on the ground but it was not that strong shake but i know it was a shake because i felt dizzy and my reaction was what that...
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake 163 km northeast of Butuan, Caraga, Philippines, 26 April 2019 - 02:04 PM (PST)

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (92 quakes):
  • 23 Jun 2019 11:54 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    3 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 21 Jun 2019 05:01 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 20 Jun 2019 13:07 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 18 Jun 2019 17:18 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    4 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 18 Jun 2019 01:18 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    3 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 15 Jun 2019 05:49 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (3 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 09 Jun 2019 12:55 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 08 Jun 2019 16:31 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 08 Jun 2019 16:01 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 08 Jun 2019 15:37 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 21 May 2019 17:25 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 21 May 2019 11:50 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 20 May 2019 08:15 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 20 May 2019 08:14 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 17 May 2019 15:43 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 17 May 2019 10:53 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • Show all

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