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Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 23 km southeast of Socorro, Philippines, on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 04:52 GMT

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 23 km southeast of Socorro, Philippines, on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 04:52 GMT Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 23 km southeast of Socorro, Philippines, on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 04:52 GMT

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

11 Aug 05:04 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
Date & time: Aug 11, 2019 04:52:32 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.5°N / 126.14°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 9.5°S / 53.86°W
Nearest volcano: Paco (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) SE of Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NE of Cantilan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 9,410) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) N of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) ESE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ENE of Cabadbaran (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NNE of Bayugan (pop: 40,600) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NE of Libertad (pop: 250,400) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NE of Buenavista (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
798 km (496 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SE of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) NE of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (136 mi) E of Bohol Island (pop: 1,211,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 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
4.887 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
4.980 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
4.660 km6km E of Cantilan, PhilippinesUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

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Cantilan / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (11 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Sep 27, 2019 19:17
3 years ago
2.1

31 km
Philippine Sea, 16 km SE of Union, PhilippinesMore
Sep 27, 2019 19:16
3 years ago
2.2

30 km
Philippine Sea, 18 km SE of Dapa, PhilippinesMore
Sep 21, 2019 05:39
3 years ago
2.9

33 km
Auqui Island, 16 km E of Cantilan, PhilippinesMore
Sep 18, 2019 22:38
3 years ago
2.0

29 km
Philippine Sea, 11 km SE of Socorro, PhilippinesMore
Sep 3, 2019 00:49
3 years ago
2.3

15 km
Philippine Sea, 6.8 km N of Cortes, PhilippinesMore
Aug 29, 2019 19:23
3 years ago
2.3

110 km
Auqui Island, 15 km SE of Socorro, PhilippinesMore
Aug 28, 2019 19:38
3 years ago
2.9

19 km
Philippine Sea, 21 km NE of Cortes, PhilippinesMore
Aug 28, 2019 15:49
3 years ago
2.1

33 km
Philippine Sea, 23 km SE of Dapa, PhilippinesMore
Aug 25, 2019 22:09
3 years ago
2.1

33 km
Philippine Sea, 19 km NE of Cortes, PhilippinesMore
Aug 18, 2019 15:29
3 years ago
2.6

19 km
Philippine Sea, 13 km N of Cortes, PhilippinesMore
Aug 18, 2019 15:15
3 years ago
2.5

13 km
Philippine Sea, 11 km E of Socorro, PhilippinesMore

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