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Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - Ludguron Island, 8 km east of Cantilan, Philippines, on Friday, July 12, 2019 at 20:42 GMT

Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - Ludguron Island, 8 km east of Cantilan, Philippines, on Friday, July 12, 2019 at 20:42 GMT Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - Ludguron Island, 8 km east of Cantilan, Philippines, on Friday, July 12, 2019 at 20:42 GMT

Strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

12 Jul 20:48 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Jul 12 20:49: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.4.
Jul 12 20:49: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.5.
Jul 12 20:58: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.6.
Jul 12 21:06: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.7.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 12, 2019 20:42:55 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5.7
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude9.34°N / 126.05°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode9.34°S / 53.95°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking
Felt36 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearest volcanoPaco (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities8 km (5 mi) E of Cantilan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 9,410) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (21 mi) NNW of Tandag (pop: 29,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
61 km (38 mi) ENE of Cabadbaran (pop: 31,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
72 km (45 mi) NNE of Bayugan (pop: 40,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (46 mi) NE of Libertad (pop: 250,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) SE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
81 km (50 mi) ENE of Buenavista (pop: 18,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
83 km (51 mi) N of Bah-Bah (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 28,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
181 km (113 mi) ENE of Cagayan de Oro (pop: 445,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
804 km (500 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.710 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
5.715 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
5.539 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
5.54 km007 km S 37° E of Carrascal (Surigao Del Sur) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
5.859 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
5.814 km6km E of Cantilan, PhilippinesUSGS
5.710 km菲律宾棉兰老岛 (Philippines)CEIC

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Madrid, Surigao del Sur (12.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
370.8 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : U (reported through our app)  
Mabua surigao del Norte / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Enough to start to run to the door but only lasted a few seconds then nothing more  
Butuan, Agusan del norte / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
parang cantilan surigao del sur / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
NCCC Mall in Davao City. / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt dizzy and light headed. The lights were shaking and a few people got under the tables at the restaurant where we were. Discussions heard were people talking about going outside on the terrace.  
Bridgetown, BUTUAN / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Strong enough to wake us up. First time to experience such a long tremor, quite scary actually.!  
Butuan City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
31.9 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)   
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San Vicente / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
General Luna / Light shaking (MMI IV)
180.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
General luna siargao / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cagayan de Oro / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Happened to be awake at that time and felt a definite swaying. We are on the 19th floor of the hotel so it was quite noticeable. Lasted for about a minute.  
67.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tandag City / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Our double decker bed almost collapsed because of the heaviness or pressure of my brother up there and the very strong shaking caused by the earthquake.  
Dunedin / not felt : If it was a few hours ago it's Saturday morning , not Friday  
Helioplois / Weak shaking (MMI III) : The floor was shacking for a few seconds  
General Luna, Surigao Del Norte / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Crossing Luna, Esperanza, Agusan del Sur, Phiilipp / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lanuza, Surigao del Sur / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Bislig City, Surigao del Sur / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
tacloban / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Surigao city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cagayan center / Light shaking (MMI IV)
77.9 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Surigao city (77 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Butuan City (70.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The shake was rapid, almost like shivering. Lasted about 30 to 40 seconds. (reported through our app)  
Butuan City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cagayan de Oro / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Felt a long rolling motion  
Bayugan City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
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3 years ago
3.4

25 km
Philippine Sea, 5.8 km NE of Cortes, PhilippinesMore
Sep 7, 2019 17:52
3 years ago
2.6

107 km
Auqui Island, 5 km S of Cantilan, PhilippinesMore
Sep 6, 2019 14:57
3 years ago
2.3

9 km
Ludguron Island, 2.8 km S of Cantilan, PhilippinesMore
Sep 6, 2019 09:19
3 years ago
2.3

22 km
Bagong Island, 14 km E of Kitcharao, PhilippinesMore
Sep 3, 2019 00:49
3 years ago
2.3

15 km
Philippine Sea, 6.8 km N of Cortes, PhilippinesMore
Sep 2, 2019 22:53
3 years ago
3.7

81 km
Kayap Island, 9.6 km NW of Socorro, PhilippinesMore
Sep 1, 2019 16:34
3 years ago
2.2

14 km
4.7 km S of Madrid, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Sep 1, 2019 05:07
3 years ago
2.3

31 km
Philippine Sea, 5.6 km NW of Cortes, PhilippinesMore
Sep 1, 2019 02:27
3 years ago
2.6

10 km
Philippine Sea, 21 km E of Cortes, PhilippinesMore
Aug 31, 2019 18:56
3 years ago
2.5

7 km
Ludguron Island, 5.4 km SW of Adlay, PhilippinesMore
Aug 30, 2019 11:15
3 years ago
2.3

28 km
Auqui Island, 10.4 km W of Burgos, PhilippinesMore
Aug 30, 2019 10:48
3 years ago
2.3

25 km
Philippine Sea, 5 km E of Tigao, PhilippinesMore
Aug 29, 2019 19:23
3 years ago
2.3

110 km
Auqui Island, 15 km SE of Socorro, PhilippinesMore
Aug 29, 2019 13:59
3 years ago
2.5

24 km
Male Islet, 13 km SE of Claver, PhilippinesMore
Aug 29, 2019 12:25
3 years ago
3.3

30 km
Philippine Sea, 23 km NE of Tandag, PhilippinesMore
Aug 28, 2019 19:38
3 years ago
2.9

19 km
Philippine Sea, 21 km NE of Cortes, PhilippinesMore
Aug 28, 2019 17:57
3 years ago
2.3

29 km
Macangani Island, 24 km NE of Tandag, PhilippinesMore
Aug 28, 2019 17:51
3 years ago
2.8

61 km
Lenungan Island, 2.6 km W of Tago, PhilippinesMore
Aug 28, 2019 15:49
3 years ago
2.1

33 km
Philippine Sea, 23 km SE of Dapa, PhilippinesMore
Aug 27, 2019 09:27
3 years ago
2.5

11 km
Philippine Sea, 25 km NE of Tandag, PhilippinesMore
Aug 26, 2019 21:50
3 years ago
2.3

92 km
16 km SW of Madrid, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Aug 25, 2019 22:09
3 years ago
2.1

33 km
Philippine Sea, 19 km NE of Cortes, PhilippinesMore
Aug 23, 2019 20:50
3 years ago
2.0

19 km
Auqui Island, 2.4 km NW of Carmen, PhilippinesMore
Aug 19, 2019 18:37
3 years ago
2.0

20 km
Ludguron Island, 8.9 km SW of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Aug 18, 2019 15:29
3 years ago
2.6

19 km
Philippine Sea, 13 km N of Cortes, PhilippinesMore
Aug 18, 2019 15:15
3 years ago
2.5

13 km
Philippine Sea, 11 km E of Socorro, PhilippinesMore
Aug 16, 2019 19:57
3 years ago
2.5

27 km
Philippine Sea, 18 km E of Tandag, PhilippinesMore
Aug 16, 2019 14:03
3 years ago
3.1

118 km
Male Islet, 14 km SE of Claver, PhilippinesMore
Aug 15, 2019 19:15
3 years ago
2.5

63 km
Philippine Sea, 4.7 km E of Tandag, PhilippinesMore
Aug 15, 2019 17:00
3 years ago
2.6

33 km
Philippine Sea, 9.8 km E of Cantilan, PhilippinesMore
Aug 14, 2019 15:50
3 years ago
3.3

4 km
Ludguron Island, 0.4 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Aug 14, 2019 14:39
3 years ago
2.5

16 km
Philippine Sea, 28 km SE of Dapa, PhilippinesMore
Aug 13, 2019 22:12
3 years ago
4.6

76 km
Philippine Sea, 18 km NE of Tandag, PhilippinesMore
Aug 11, 2019 16:52
3 years ago
4.4

8 km
Ludguron Island, 3.3 km S of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Aug 11, 2019 04:52
3 years ago
5.0

10 km
Philippine Sea, 23 km SE of Socorro, PhilippinesMore
Aug 11, 2019 00:56
3 years ago
2.2

19 km
Ludguron Island, 2.6 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Aug 10, 2019 20:27
3 years ago
2.2

21 km
Philippine Sea, 22 km NE of Tandag, PhilippinesMore
Aug 6, 2019 11:59
3 years ago
3.0

9 km
Ludguron Island, 3.4 km SW of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Aug 5, 2019 18:53
3 years ago
3.0

128 km
13 km SW of Madrid, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Aug 4, 2019 19:02
3 years ago
2.6

23 km
Philippine Sea, 17 km NE of Cantilan, PhilippinesMore
Aug 3, 2019 16:28
3 years ago
2.7

9 km
Ludguron Island, 0.7 km E of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Aug 3, 2019 13:23
3 years ago
2.5

14 km
Philippine Sea, 7.2 km SW of Dapa, PhilippinesMore
Aug 3, 2019 11:05
3 years ago
3.1

1 km
4.1 km W of Carmen, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Aug 3, 2019 10:36
3 years ago
3.1

2 km
Ludguron Island, 8.4 km SW of Adlay, PhilippinesMore
Jul 28, 2019 07:26
3 years ago
2.6

16 km
Philippine Sea, 17 km E of Cortes, PhilippinesMore
Jul 26, 2019 19:04
3 years ago
2.2

5 km
Ludguron Island, 4.4 km NW of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 25, 2019 18:56
3 years ago
3.1

1 km
Ludguron Island, 9.8 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 25, 2019 15:32
3 years ago
3.2

3 km
Ludguron Island, 2.9 km NW of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 25, 2019 10:33
3 years ago
2.3

33 km
Philippine Sea, 5.7 km E of Burgos, PhilippinesMore
Jul 24, 2019 18:20
3 years ago
2.0

32 km
Philippine Sea, 17 km N of Cortes, PhilippinesMore
Jul 23, 2019 20:29
3 years ago
3.2

7 km
Ludguron Island, 4.9 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 23, 2019 20:24
3 years ago
2.6

5 km
Ludguron Island, 4.8 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 23, 2019 19:55
3 years ago
2.4

1 km
Male Islet, 10.2 km W of Adlay, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jul 23, 2019 10:55
3 years ago
2.9

37 km
Taganauan Island, 10.1 km NE of Cortes, PhilippinesMore
Jul 23, 2019 09:38
3 years ago - felt
5.0

10 km
Auqui Island, 8 km E of Cantilan, PhilippinesMore
Jul 22, 2019 13:21
3 years ago
2.3

9 km
Ludguron Island, 4.4 km NW of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 21, 2019 23:47
3 years ago
2.6

7 km
Ludguron Island, 8.1 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 21, 2019 23:40
3 years ago
2.8

3 km
Ludguron Island, 6.3 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 21, 2019 23:15
3 years ago
3.3

5 km
Ludguron Island, 4.8 km SW of Cantilan, PhilippinesMore
Jul 21, 2019 22:25
3 years ago
2.0

30 km
Auqui Island, 6.8 km NE of Carmen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 21, 2019 22:15
3 years ago
2.0

7 km
Ludguron Island, 7 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 21, 2019 21:18
3 years ago
3.4

4 km
Ludguron Island, 2 km W of Cantilan, PhilippinesMore
Jul 21, 2019 19:15
3 years ago
2.7

6 km
Ludguron Island, 4.9 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 21, 2019 16:46
3 years ago
2.5

8 km
Ludguron Island, 2.8 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 21, 2019 16:40
3 years ago
2.4

40 km
Ludguron Island, 4.2 km SW of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 21, 2019 13:08
3 years ago
2.1

33 km
Philippine Sea, 9.4 km NE of Cortes, PhilippinesMore
Jul 21, 2019 02:38
3 years ago
3.7

7 km
Ludguron Island, 1.8 km E of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 20, 2019 22:10
3 years ago
2.3

27 km
6.9 km SW of Madrid, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jul 20, 2019 22:07
3 years ago
3.1

11 km
Ludguron Island, 6 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 20, 2019 19:02
3 years ago
2.3

3 km
Ludguron Island, 4.4 km W of Carrascal, PhilippinesMore
Jul 20, 2019 16:43
3 years ago
2.7

6 km
Ludguron Island, 9.3 km SW of Adlay, PhilippinesMore
Jul 20, 2019 16:34
3 years ago
2.7

9 km
Ludguron Island, 7 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 19, 2019 14:54
3 years ago
2.3

17 km
Ludguron Island, 0.4 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 19, 2019 14:44
3 years ago
2.9

8 km
Ludguron Island, 6 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 19, 2019 09:45
3 years ago
2.5

9 km
Philippine Sea, 7.8 km SE of Dapa, PhilippinesMore
Jul 19, 2019 03:57
3 years ago
2.4

31 km
Taganauan Island, 3 km S of Carmen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 19, 2019 02:56
3 years ago
2.6

5 km
Ludguron Island, 6 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 19, 2019 01:17
3 years ago
2.1

8 km
Ludguron Island, 7.3 km SW of Adlay, PhilippinesMore
Jul 19, 2019 00:47
3 years ago
2.2

33 km
Taganauan Island, 4 km NE of Cortes, PhilippinesMore
Jul 18, 2019 21:43
3 years ago
2.8

31 km
Philippine Sea, 14 km N of Cortes, PhilippinesMore
Jul 18, 2019 19:40
3 years ago
2.1

35 km
Ludguron Island, 3.1 km N of Madrid, PhilippinesMore
Jul 18, 2019 18:31
3 years ago
2.4

6 km
Ludguron Island, 5.3 km SW of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 18, 2019 17:58
3 years ago
2.3

20 km
Philippine Sea, 12 km N of Cortes, PhilippinesMore
Jul 18, 2019 17:40
3 years ago - felt
5.1

42 km
Taganauan Island, 3.2 km W of Tigao, PhilippinesMore
Jul 18, 2019 17:40
3 years ago - felt
3.6

4 km
Ludguron Island, 4.3 km SW of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 18, 2019 17:39
3 years ago
3.8

9 km
Ludguron Island, 1.9 km NW of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 18, 2019 16:56
3 years ago
3.4

6 km
Ludguron Island, 3.7 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 18, 2019 16:27
3 years ago
3.7

13 km
Ludguron Island, 1.1 km NW of Cantilan, PhilippinesMore
Jul 18, 2019 16:02
3 years ago
3.5

10 km
Ludguron Island, 5.6 km S of Adlay, PhilippinesMore
Jul 18, 2019 13:50
3 years ago
2.6

2 km
Ludguron Island, 7.3 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 17, 2019 18:52
3 years ago
3.4

4 km
Ludguron Island, 3 km SW of Madrid, PhilippinesMore
Jul 17, 2019 06:53
3 years ago
2.7

7 km
Ludguron Island, 2.9 km NW of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 16, 2019 18:03
3 years ago
2.6

8 km
Ludguron Island, 3.7 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 16, 2019 15:14
3 years ago
3.4

7 km
Ludguron Island, 4.8 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 15, 2019 01:24
3 years ago
2.6

2 km
Ludguron Island, 12 km SW of Adlay, PhilippinesMore
Jul 14, 2019 17:52
3 years ago
3.0

9 km
Auqui Island, 4.9 km N of Carmen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 14, 2019 07:33
3 years ago
2.7

1 km
Ludguron Island, 11 km SW of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 13, 2019 20:18
3 years ago
3.0

3 km
Ludguron Island, 7.3 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 13, 2019 19:18
3 years ago
3.4

7 km
Lenungan Island, 2.5 km NW of Tago, PhilippinesMore
Jul 13, 2019 15:18
3 years ago
4.2

5 km
Ludguron Island, 2.8 km S of Cantilan, PhilippinesMore
Jul 13, 2019 14:53
3 years ago
3.4

5 km
Ludguron Island, 4.8 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 13, 2019 12:14
3 years ago
3.0

3 km
Ludguron Island, 5 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Jul 13, 2019 05:07
3 years ago
2.5

13 km
Ludguron Island, 3.8 km S of Cantilan, PhilippinesMore
Jul 12, 2019 21:15
3 years ago
4.0

7 km
Ludguron Island, 3.3 km S of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
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