Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 17 km north of Tandag, Surigao del Sur, Caraga, Philippines, on Thursday, 18 July 2019 at 17:40 (GMT) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.7 quake Mindanao, Philippines, 12 July 20:42 UTC, which had occurred 6 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - 17 km north of Tandag, Surigao del Sur, Caraga, Philippines, on Thursday, 18 July 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: 18 Jul 2019 05:40:39 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 42.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.22°N / 126.149°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) NNW of Tandag (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 29,000)
23 km (14 mi) ESE of Cantilan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 9,410)
49 km (30 mi) SSE of Socorro (Surigao del Norte) (pop: 9,740)
66 km (41 mi) NE of Bayugan (Province of Agusan del Sur) (pop: 40,600)
73 km (45 mi) ENE of Butuan (Province of Agusan del Norte) (pop: 309,700)
96 km (59 mi) SE of Surigao City (Province of Surigao del Norte) (pop: 87,800)
246 km (153 mi) NNE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500)
293 km (182 mi) NE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.142 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
M 5.049 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG

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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)
88 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
75.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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