Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Auqui Island, 8 km east of Cantilan, Philippines, on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 09:38 GMT

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Auqui Island, 8 km east of Cantilan, Philippines, on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 09:38 GMT Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Auqui Island, 8 km east of Cantilan, Philippines, on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 09:38 GMT

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

23 Jul 09:48 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Jul 23 09:54: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.0.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 23, 2019 09:38:25 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude9.34°N / 126.05°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode9.34°S / 53.95°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking
Felt12 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearest volcanoPaco (80 km / 50 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
71 km (44 mi) NE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) | 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
804 km (500 mi) SE of Manila (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, PhilippinesGFZ
4.860 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
5.168 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
4.811 km041 km N 83° E of Carrascal (Surigao Del Sur) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
4.855 km1km SW of Parang, PhilippinesUSGS
5.020 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG

User reports for this quake (13)

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Station number one on Borocay .... / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We were on Borocay when IT hit ! It was quite strong I wondered if a tsunami would be a result.  
boracay COCOLOCO / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I THOUGHT AT ONCE: OMG AM GOING TO MISS THE END OF THE CHESS FINAL TOURNAMENT BETWEEN VACHIER LAGRAVE AND MAMADEROV...BUT EVENTUALLY I COULD WATCH LIVE ON INTERNET THE FRENCH WINNING WITH ITALIAN OPENING...  
Boracay / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Boracay / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : We were at Hangin Kite hotel and felt a considerable shake of the whole building. I was asleep at the time and it woke me up.  
Boracay Island / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We were at the CocoLoco Bar and Restaurants when suddenly there's this strange feeling in the ground then suddenly a quick strong one... Everyone looked at the sea after that to check for tsunami...  
Monaco suites villa boracay / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Short tremor, noise and shaking for a few seconds. Monaco is built on rock, quite solid and felt like a truck or small bomb had hit side of building  
Boracay island / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It shook the bed so much i woke up  
Sea Wind Resort Boracay / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : The earthquake was pretty hard. We’re in the 3rd floor, in our room. My son and I were both sitting on a bench and just imagine with both our combined weight the whole thing lifted up! My husband who was in the bathroom taking a shower felt it and saw t  
Boracay / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Imus, Cavite, Calabarzon (794.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Madrid, Surigao del sur / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Los Angeles, Agusan del Norte, Caraga (63.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Ampayon butuan city / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (23 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Sep 21, 2019 05:39
3 years ago
2.9

33 km
Auqui Island, 16 km E of Cantilan, PhilippinesMore
Sep 17, 2019 11:55
3 years ago
2.9

8 km
5.4 km SW of Madrid, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, 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 3, 2019 00:49
3 years ago
2.3

15 km
Philippine Sea, 6.8 km N of Cortes, 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
Aug 30, 2019 11:15
3 years ago
2.3

28 km
Auqui Island, 10.4 km W of Burgos, PhilippinesMore
Aug 29, 2019 19:23
3 years ago
2.3

110 km
Auqui Island, 15 km SE of Socorro, PhilippinesMore
Aug 23, 2019 20:50
3 years ago
2.0

19 km
Auqui Island, 2.4 km NW of Carmen, PhilippinesMore
Aug 18, 2019 15:29
3 years ago
2.6

19 km
Philippine Sea, 13 km N of Cortes, 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 11, 2019 16:52
3 years ago
4.4

8 km
Ludguron Island, 3.3 km S of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Aug 11, 2019 00:56
3 years ago
2.2

19 km
Ludguron Island, 2.6 km W of Panikian, PhilippinesMore
Aug 6, 2019 11:59
3 years ago
3.0

9 km
Ludguron Island, 3.4 km SW of Panikian, 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 11:05
3 years ago
3.1

1 km
4.1 km W of Carmen, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, 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 15:32
3 years ago
3.2

3 km
Ludguron Island, 2.9 km NW of Panikian, 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

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