Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 11 km northwest of Magsaysay, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Wednesday, 16 October 2019 at 12:09 (GMT) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.3 quake 7.6 km northwest of Magsaysay, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, 16 October 2019 11:37 GMT, which had occurred 32 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - 11 km northwest of Magsaysay, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Wednesday, 16 October 2019 at 12:09 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

16 Oct 12:16 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Oct 16 12:18: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.5.
Date & time: 16 Oct 2019 12:09:31 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.81°N / 125.09°E (Province of Davao del Sur, Davao, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Apo (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) W of Dolo (pop: 3,970) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) WNW of Magsaysay (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SW of Bulatukan (Soccsksargen) (pop: 4,310) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) ESE of Bagontapay (Soccsksargen) (pop: 6,750) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NE of Columbio (Soccsksargen) (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) S of Kidapawan (Soccsksargen) (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NW of Matanao (pop: 7,170) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) WNW of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) WSW of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
976 km (607 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.510 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
M 5.310 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
M 5.431 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
M 5.435 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
M 5.310 km8km ENE of Columbio, PhilippinesUSGS
M 5.410 km菲律宾棉兰老岛 (Philippines)CEIC
M 5.523 km021 km S 56° E of Tulunan (North Cotabato) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake (29)

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61.6 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt a slight rumble/shake for about 30seconds, cables outside all swaying.
74.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Trees and car were moving back and forth for sometime. No structural damage observed. Location: Lagao, General Santos City.
Governor Generoso / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Catalunan Grande / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ozamis / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
63.8 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Santo Tomas / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Aware of after shack. A little bit nervous and still the headache is there.
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Malaybalay City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Koronadal City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Kiblawan / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Birada Kidapawan / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cagayan de Oro City (195.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Brgy Fatima General Santos City (82.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
104.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
605.9 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt it even very weak just for 1 second (reported through our app)
Koronadal city (45.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
46.9 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Davao / Light shaking (MMI IV)
945 km W of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
20.2 km N of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
58.6 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
General Santos City (Philippines, 77 km S of epicenter) : I felt that kind of earthquake for the first time (reported through EMSC)
Iligan City (Philippines, 195 km NW of epicenter) : I felt quick in our place (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 74 km NE of epicenter) : After shock.... (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 70 km NE of epicenter) : Aftershock, but much lighter and lasted only 10 seconds (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 61 km S of epicenter) : An after quake following the 6.5 from before (reported through EMSC)
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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 11 km northwest of Magsaysay, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Wednesday, 16 October 2019 at 12:09 (GMT)
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