Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 45 km east of Caburan, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on Friday, 2 August 2019 at 16:10 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 45 km east of Caburan, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on Friday, 2 August 2019 at 16:10 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 152 km depth

2 Aug 16:16 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Aug 2 16:17: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 145.0 to 152.0 km.
Date & time: 2 Aug 2019 16:10:11 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 152.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.05°N / 126.03°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Balut (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) ESE of Kalian (pop: 3,490) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SE of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) E of Alabel (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) E of Malapatan (Sarangani) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SE of Santa Maria (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ESE of Maluñgun (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) S of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) ENE of Glan (Sarangani) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) E of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) SSE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) SSE of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.4152 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
5.5151 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
5.6149 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
5.7148 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
5.6144 km048 km N 72° E of Jose Abad Santos (Davao Occidental) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
5.5148 km26km ESE of Lamitan, PhilippinesUSGS

User reports for this quake (19)

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94.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Moderate shake with thunder storms (reported through our app)  
636.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
95.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao city / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt in 30 sec.  
134.8 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
140.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Tagum City, Davao Del Norte (155.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking for approx. 6 seconds.....  
Bangkal, malungon / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Lupon, Davao Oriental / Light shaking (MMI IV)
General santos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
117.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City , Catalunan grande / Light shaking (MMI IV)
125.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Davao City (Philippines, 115 km NW of epicenter) : 7th Floor ApoView Hotel Woke us up shaking bed hard for 5 seconds. It's more fun in the Philippines. (reported through EMSC)  
Polomolok (Philippines, 83 km W of epicenter) : Sharp yet not very powerful shaking (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Strong rattling took me out of my dream. Seconds later it was over. (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 115 km NW of epicenter) : Sudden shaking, lasted about 2mins or so. (reported through EMSC)  
Digos (Philippines, 92 km NW of epicenter) : Light shake, was awake so i felt it here in Digos (reported through EMSC)  
General Santos City (Philippines, 94 km W of epicenter) : Felt mild shaking in General Santos City. Woke both my wife and me up from our sleep. (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (25 quakes):
  • 27 Sep 2019 16:16 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    123 km (76.4 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 25 Sep 2019 02:36 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    44 km (27.3 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 Sep 2019 17:59 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    147 km (91.3 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Sep 2019 19:04 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    150 km (93.2 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 22 Sep 2019 08:51 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    144 km (89.5 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 18 Sep 2019 20:20 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    101 km (62.8 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 16 Sep 2019 23:20 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    130 km (80.8 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 14 Sep 2019 06:03 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    124 km (77.1 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 09 Sep 2019 08:09 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    100 km (62.1 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 09 Sep 2019 02:31 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    124 km (77.1 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 08 Sep 2019 20:58 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    80 km (49.7 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 07 Sep 2019 00:43 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    106 km (65.9 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 05 Sep 2019 05:37 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    144 km (89.5 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 04 Sep 2019 00:07 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    86 km (53.4 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (18 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 30 Aug 2019 16:24 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    94 km (58.4 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 27 Aug 2019 02:36 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    119 km (73.9 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • Show all

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