Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - 8 km east of Cantilan, Surigao del Sur, Caraga, Philippines, on Friday, 12 July 2019 at 20:42 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - 8 km east of Cantilan, Surigao del Sur, Caraga, Philippines, on Friday, 12 July 2019 at 20:42 (GMT)

Moderate 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.
Date & time: 12 Jul 2019 08:42:55 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.34°N / 126.05°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) E of Cantilan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 9,410)
17 km (11 mi) WNW of Burgos (pop: 3,510)
33 km (20 mi) SSE of Socorro (pop: 9,740)
33 km (21 mi) NNW of Tandag (pop: 29,000)
61 km (38 mi) ENE of Cabadbaran (pop: 31,100)
71 km (44 mi) NE of Butuan (pop: 309,700)
257 km (160 mi) N of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500)
296 km (184 mi) NE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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

User reports for this quake (45)

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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)
Butuan / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Butuan City / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Butuan City (70.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Lagonglong, Misamis Oriental / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Strong side to side, house creaking, didn't last long.
Cebu / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
74.7 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Cagayan de Oro City (Philippines, 186 km SW of epicenter) : It was strong and I was in 6th floor seba hotel. Window glass cricking and unlocked toilet door keep slamming the wall. Mannnn, we keep getting earthing ever since we arrived in cagayan. (reported through EMSC)
Butuan City (Philippines, 76 km SW of epicenter) : It can make you awake from your sleep (reported through EMSC)
Butuan City (Philippines, 76 km SW of epicenter) : Mild but noticeable movement (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 244 km S of epicenter) : Felt swaying while in bed. (reported through EMSC)
Cagayan de Oro City (Philippines, 179 km SW of epicenter) : I thought i was just dreaming. Wuuht (reported through EMSC)
Butuan City (Philippines, 65 km SW of epicenter) : The strong earthquake woke me up, I immediately went outside cause I was scared the ceiling would fall on me. I saw the trees and the posts outside swaying. That was scary :( (reported through EMSC)
Santiago (Philippines, 52 km W of epicenter) : Kakusog. Right after the quake is a strong rain. (reported through EMSC)
Cagwait (Philippines, 48 km SE of epicenter) : Fucking heavy (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.7 quake 8 km east of Cantilan, Surigao del Sur, Caraga, Philippines, 12 July 20:42 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (104 quakes):
  • 07 Sep 2019 18:39 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 07 Sep 2019 17:52 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    107 km (66.5 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 06 Sep 2019 14:57 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 06 Sep 2019 09:19 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 03 Sep 2019 00:49 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 02 Sep 2019 22:53 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    81 km (50.3 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 01 Sep 2019 16:34 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 01 Sep 2019 05:07 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    31 km (19.3 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 01 Sep 2019 02:27 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (23 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 31 Aug 2019 18:56 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 30 Aug 2019 11:15 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    28 km (17.4 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 30 Aug 2019 10:48 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 29 Aug 2019 19:23 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    110 km (68.4 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 29 Aug 2019 13:59 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 29 Aug 2019 12:25 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 28 Aug 2019 19:38 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    19 km (11.8 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (18 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - 8 km east of Cantilan, Surigao del Sur, Caraga, Philippines, on Friday, 12 July 2019 at 20:42 (GMT)
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