Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 18 km southeast of Bobon, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Tuesday, 10 September 2019 at 05:39 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - Philippines Sea, 18 km southeast of Bobon, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Tuesday, 10 September 2019 at 05:39 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 52 km depth

10 Sep 05:46 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Sep 10 16:28: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 52.0 km.
Date & time: 10 Sep 2019 05:39:23 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.76°N / 126.45°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SE of Bobon (pop: 4,520) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) S of Lukatan (Davao Oriental) (pop: 2,560) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSE of Limot (pop: 2,220) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) S of San Ignacio (pop: 6,300) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) ENE of Tibanbang (pop: 7,840) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) E of Batobato (Davao Oriental) (pop: 9,710) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) ESE of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) S of Manay (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1057 km (657 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ENE of Sigaboy Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.752 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
M 5.650 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
M 5.768 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
M 5.859 km039 km S 74° E of Governor Generoso (Davao Oriental) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
M 5.656 km23km SE of Bobon, PhilippinesUSGS
M 5.976 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
M 5.550 km菲律宾棉兰老岛附近海域 (Philippines)CEIC

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Laligan Central school, Velencia, city Bukidnon / Light shaking (MMI IV)
587.7 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Davao City, Ecoland Drive near SM Mall. (100.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tagum City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
near abreeza mall, Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao City ma-a / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 3rd floor condo Scarry grabbed baby ran down stairs
338.1 km N of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Monkayo, ComVal / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
General Santos City / Weak shaking (MMI III)
General Santos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
General Santos City / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Butuan City (265 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tandag City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lower Panaga, Panabo City (374.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
panabo city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
digos city (120.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : it was weak shaking but a prolonged shaking feeling
Davao City / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Poblacion New Corella, Davao Del Norte / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I thought I was in a cradle
Tagum City (101 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Elenita Heights, Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Our bed just shake a bit for 30 seconds
Santo tomas, davao Del norte / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Intense quake
Mintal, Davao City / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Ateneo de Davao / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I almost die
Davao city, Abrezza / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Davao City
New Visayas, Panabo City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santo (125.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : some people came out from their buildings, felt strong shake when you're in a 2 storey and up bldgs. (reported through our app)
Penongs, Tagum City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The earthquake was noticeable to everyone on the restaurant.
Davao city (94.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It started with a small quick shaking then it started to jolt after a few seconds in different directions.
Tagum City (106.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt the shake for more than a minute.
105.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Started gradually.. rapidly increased in intensity. As usual, more of a rocking sensation than jolting. Gradual rocking lasted for some time as it tapered off. (reported through our app)
Purok Quezon, Brgy. Rotonda, Koronadal City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting inside my room then suddenly I felt my chair shaking a bit and the door is also moving back and forth. You kind of felt like someone pushed you a little.
DAVAO CITY / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The first set of shaking was horizontal, while the second set of shaking was vertical.
Kabacan, Coatabto / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
DAVAO CITY / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tagum City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It seemed to last for about 10 to 15 seconds. We were inside our apartment. I experienced shaking of the double bed I was laying on. By the time I was on my feet and racing to warn others it seemed to have passed. All here were standing and ready to evacuate if the shaking continued. Always scary! I hope this report helps.
Crossing Matina, Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao city,Philippines / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Everyone here felt the quake. I heard the trees and bushes rustling like a big blast of air were blowing them.
Panabo city / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : This is the strongest earthquake experience.
Bolton Bridge / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Dusit Thani / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
arroyo st corner rcastillo st, agdao davao city (97.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
PGI BUILDING MATINA DAVAO CITY / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
100.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Cars shook briefly and triggered their alarms.
Abreeza / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ecoland,Davao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao oriengal / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Mati / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Upper piedad toril davao city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cagayan De oro (275.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : sitting in chair then suddenly felt Horizontal shaking
Alorica / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Agdao Davao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao City, Sutherland Bldg / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
davao city, dacudao / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Curvada lizada toril davao city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
davao city / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : at seconds people seen outside the road because of the vibration the intensity it maybe moderate but it gives us shock.
davao city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Isulan Sultan Kudarat / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I just felt a sudden swing
malita, davao occidental, philippines / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Seda Hotel / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : swaying back and forth for quite some time. clearly felt it
Davao Philippines / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It lasted about 45 seconds and i was upstairs when it happened in Davao Philippines
Placer Surigao del Norte (311.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tagum City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
273.5 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Manticao, Misamis Oriental / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Samal island (83 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Pedro college / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
1096.3 km W of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Tagum City, Davao Del Norte, Mindanao... (105.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was upstairs in my concrete block house...There was moderate shaking for about ten seconds.
Verdon Parc, Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt it clearly shaking
117.2 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Tagum City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tagum / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Nova Tierra Village, Lanang, Davao City (99 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was at home, at my desk on a rolling chair. The chair started moving back & forth on its own. The quake felt stronger than others we have had here in the past years, but the shaking lasted just a short time. Only a few seconds. I don't see damage at our home.
Koronadal City / Weak shaking (MMI III)
General Santos City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tagum City / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
98.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Sasa davao city davao del sur (98 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Panabo city,davao del norte / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We were at Marco Polo hotel, Davao City and the chandeliers were shaking, then I got dizzy.
Cabantian / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cagayan de Oro City / Weak shaking (MMI III) : It lasted for five seconds.
Nabunturan, Compostela Valley Province / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I'm from Davao City, was asleep and was suddenly awaken by the shake. Good thing I was at home, and was able to get out as soon as the shake starts to calm. The city siren for evacuation and danger warning starts to sound and after a few while starts to sound a clear tone, which means emergency and danger has been cleared.
103.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Davao City (99.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : it was a sudden shake felt by all of us in the office. some complain about headache of some dizziness.
BRGY ISING, CARMEN DAVAO DEL NORTE / Light shaking (MMI IV)
107 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Davao city / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Everyone in the office felt the tremors and we ran out. The duration could be 30 seconds or so. Tables/desks were shaking. Vibrations were felt.
Baloy, Tablon, Cagayan de Oro City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
tagoloan, misamis oriental (271.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Davao / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
General Santos City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Barangay Salvacion, Panabo City 8105 / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Strong shaking felt throughout building. Seemed in the 5 category.
100 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I just choose MMI III instead of MMI VI because of the description but for me it's very strong. This is my first time felt this strong for 17 years. (reported through our app)
Glan, Sarangani Province / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Butuan (264.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
154.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Panabo City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City (104.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
172.3 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Medina (Philippines, 284 km NW of epicenter) : Observed my hanging belt swaying for about 30 to 45 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Buenavista (Philippines, 270 km NW of epicenter) : Slight shaking here in buenavista agusan del norte (reported through EMSC)
Butuan City (Philippines, 268 km NW of epicenter) : Mild shaking (reported through EMSC)
Butuan City (Philippines, 263 km NW of epicenter) : Slight shaking of water in 5 gallon carboys. (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 162 km SW of epicenter) : Slow horizontal movement at Polomolok. Lasted perhaps 30 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Bislig (Philippines, 160 km NW of epicenter) : Sudden but noticeable movement. (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 154 km SW of epicenter) : Gentle movement (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 102 km NW of epicenter) : We felt this. First mild shaking, then a light swaying, back to light shaking. I would say it lasted around 20-30 seconds max. Davao (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 98 km W of epicenter) : Davao (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 96 km W of epicenter) : Pretty strong shaking. We needed to evacuate the building. (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 96 km W of epicenter) : Pretty strong and continued for 2 minutes or even more I think (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 96 km W of epicenter) : 45 second to minute long hard shake side to side. (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 96 km W of epicenter) : This is the same but little bit stronger earthquake than the one felt before (the strong ones) this earthquake . When we came back to pick up our stuff that we left , chairs were all over the place and one fell so I don’t know if it was the earthquake or the people panicking (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 96 km NW of epicenter) : strong shake from the second floor (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 96 km NW of epicenter) : Side to side shaking for a few seconds (reported through EMSC)
Nabunturan (Philippines, 89 km NW of epicenter) : We are in Banganga on the beach and the ground were shaking strong. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.7 quake Philippines Sea, 18 km southeast of Bobon, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, 10 September 2019 05:39 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (83 quakes):
  • 09 Nov 2019 05:38 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    72 km (44.7 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 05 Nov 2019 19:01 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 30 Oct 2019 03:16 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 28 Oct 2019 18:02 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 26 Oct 2019 16:49 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (20 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Oct 2019 22:08 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Oct 2019 20:04 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (15 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 22 Oct 2019 17:57 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    31 km (19.3 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 21 Oct 2019 13:42 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 20 Oct 2019 02:14 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    72 km (44.7 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (15 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 18 Oct 2019 18:34 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
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    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 17 Oct 2019 15:21 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (20 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 17 Oct 2019 13:29 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 14 Oct 2019 10:09 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
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    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 13 Oct 2019 16:58 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
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    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 13 Oct 2019 05:44 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • Show all

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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 18 km southeast of Bobon, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Tuesday, 10 September 2019 at 05:39 (GMT)

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