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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Taganauan Island, 3.2 km west of Tigao, Philippines, on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 17:40 GMT

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.7 quake Ludguron Island, 8 km east of Cantilan, Philippines, July 12, 2019 20:42 GMT, which had occurred 6 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Taganauan Island, 3.2 km west of Tigao, Philippines, on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 17:40 GMT Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Taganauan Island, 3.2 km west of Tigao, Philippines, on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 17:40 GMT

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 42 km depth

18 Jul 17:54 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 14 minutes.
Jul 19 00:23: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 82.3 to 42.0 km.
Date & time: Jul 18, 2019 17:40:39 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 42.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.22°N / 126.149°E (Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, Philippines)
Antipode: 9.22°S / 53.851°W
Nearest volcano: Paco (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SW of Burgos (pop: 3,510) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) NNW of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NE of Bayugan (pop: 40,600) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) E of Cabadbaran (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) NNE of Bah-Bah (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 28,600) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) ENE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ENE of Libertad (pop: 250,400) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) SE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (115 mi) ENE of Cagayan de Oro (Northern Mindanao) (pop: 445,100) --> See nearby quakes!
821 km (510 mi) SE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.142 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
5.049 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
4.840 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
4.824 km16km SW of Adlay, PhilippinesUSGS
4.847 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ

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Madrid, Surigao del Sur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Animals also felt this quake not only humans  
They chose to stay outside than hiding inside their houses (public domain)
Rizal, Agusan del Norte, Caraga (88 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Butuan, Agusan del Norte, Caraga (75.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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