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Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 4.1 km east of Amas, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Monday, July 15, 2019 at 04:26 GMT

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 4.1 km east of Amas, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Monday, July 15, 2019 at 04:26 GMT Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 4.1 km east of Amas, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Monday, July 15, 2019 at 04:26 GMT

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

15 Jul 04:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 15, 2019 04:26:30 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude7.05°N / 125.02°E (Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines)
Antipode7.05°S / 54.98°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt7 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoApo (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities4 km (3 mi) E of Amas (Province of Cotabato) (pop: 6,220) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
9 km (6 mi) WNW of Kidapawan (pop: 79,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) ESE of Kabacan (pop: 31,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (23 mi) NW of Bansalan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 21,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) NW of Digos (Davao) (pop: 116,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
55 km (34 mi) NE of Tacurong City (pop: 54,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
61 km (38 mi) E of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
64 km (40 mi) NNE of Koronadal (pop: 125,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
66 km (41 mi) ESE of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 1,273,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
949 km (590 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.010 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
5.280 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG

Seismograms

Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 62 km / 38 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Davao, Philippines: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (12)

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5.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
bansalan davao del sur / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I feel dizzy  
Kidapawan City / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Matanao, Davao del Sur (43.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I hope we will be updated soonest if this continuous quakes adfects our active volcano, Mt. Apo.  
Ranau, Sabah (936.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Eman, Bansalan Dvo del Sur / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Maa, Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Wh  
Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Soccsksargen (64.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Quezon (Philippines, 74 km N of epicenter) : Short lasted for 6 sec (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 65 km E of epicenter) : Slight shaking and short only (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 59 km E of epicenter) : Slow and steady shake for 10 secs here in Digos (reported through EMSC)  
Digos (Philippines, 49 km SE of epicenter) : Gentle rolling tremor for a count of 15 seconds. (reported through EMSC)  

Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (8 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Jul 27, 2019 16:57
3 years ago
2.3

11 km
8.6 km SW of Makilala, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 25, 2019 17:49
3 years ago
3.1

18 km
7.1 km S of Bialong, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 24, 2019 00:57
3 years ago
3.4

6 km
9.3 km SW of Makilala, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 20, 2019 17:47
3 years ago
2.0

33 km
4.6 km SE of Roxas, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 20, 2019 10:55
3 years ago
2.3

1 km
4.6 km S of Makilala, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 19, 2019 20:55
3 years ago
2.1

2 km
6.1 km N of Bagontapay, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 19, 2019 20:52
3 years ago
2.1

69 km
5.7 km SE of Bialong, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jul 18, 2019 16:46
3 years ago
2.6

8 km
13 km SW of Kidapawan, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore

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