Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 10.8 km west of Lapuan, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on Sunday, 8 September 2019 at 13:49 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 10.8 km west of Lapuan, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on Sunday, 8 September 2019 at 13:49 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 50 km depth

8 Sep 13:57 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Sep 9 12:38: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 50.0 km.
Date & time: 8 Sep 2019 13:49:18 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.11°N / 125.61°E (Davao Occidental, Davao, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Matutum (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) W of Kalian (pop: 3,490) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) S of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) E of Alabel (Soccsksargen) (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) ENE of Malapatan (Sarangani, Soccsksargen) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) ESE of Maluñgun (Soccsksargen) (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) E of General Santos City (Soccsksargen) (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SSE of Santa Maria (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) E of Polomolok (Soccsksargen) (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SSE of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) S of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> 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) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
5.050 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
5.045 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
4.922 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
5.046 km034 km S 25° E of Jose Abad Santos (Davao Occidental) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
5.156 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
5.035 km15km ENE of Suyan, PhilippinesUSGS

User reports for this quake (24)

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Purok malakas general santos city / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was just a bit scared, but I can stand..  
General Santos city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Generalsantos / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
General Santis city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
48.4 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : short time only  
54.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Queens,nyc / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Approx:11:30 p m. Eastern standard Time zone.  
Dole Cannery Housing, Polomolok, South Cotabato (59.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Koronadal City, South Cotabato (94.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Davao City / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt the bed lightly shaking  
New Bulatukan / Light shaking (MMI IV)
general Santos city / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : loud banging in ceiling  
GenSan, Brgy. San Isidro, VSM 2 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Brgy. San Isidro, GenSan Doors and windows rattle. Few seconds only.  
General Santos City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Barangay Mabuhay, general Santos City (39.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt floor,bed shaking  
General Santos City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
54.9 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
24.1 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kidapawan city (114.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Buenavista (Philippines, 313 km NW of epicenter) : Slight move (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 113 km N of epicenter) : Just a tiny shake in Davao City. (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 110 km N of epicenter) : felt on the second floor. just a little shake (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 108 km N of epicenter) : Felt chair shake side to side on 5th floor at One Oasis Condo. (reported through EMSC)  
General Santos City (Philippines, 35 km W of epicenter) : Grinding sound (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (9 quakes):
  • 03 Nov 2019 13:00 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    107 km (66.5 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 Oct 2019 00:25 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 29 Sep 2019 18:15 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 29 Sep 2019 16:02 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    34 km (21.1 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 28 Sep 2019 11:40 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    32 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 27 Sep 2019 08:21 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Sep 2019 08:47 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    28 km (17.4 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 12 Sep 2019 00:59 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 11 Sep 2019 19:58 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    40 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details

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