Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, 12 km northwest of Magsaysay, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 15:05 (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 1 day 3 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, 12 km northwest of Magsaysay, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 15:05 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 38 km depth

17 Oct 15:12 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 6 minutes.
Oct 17 22:15: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.0 to 38.4 km.
Date & time: 17 Oct 2019 15:05:54 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 38.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.85°N / 125.121°E (Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Apo (52 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) SW of Bulatukan (pop: 4,310) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) NW of Magsaysay (Davao) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SSE of Makilala (Province of Cotabato) (pop: 13,800) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) NW of Bansalan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSE of Kidapawan (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) WNW of Digos (Davao) (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SE of Kabacan (pop: 31,800) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NE of Koronadal (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) ESE of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
974 km (605 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.938 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
M 5.010 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
M 4.816 km025 km S 80° E of Tulunan (Cotabato) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
M 4.910 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
M 4.930 km13km E of Columbio, PhilippinesUSGS

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27.8 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
52 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
59.4 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
23.5 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
52.8 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
27.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
New Corella (111.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The bottles hanged in the gate is swaying and the dogs are frightened. (reported through our app)
Malita (Philippines, 84 km SE of epicenter) : dizziness overload (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 60 km NE of epicenter) : Didn’t feel it but there is. (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 71 km E of epicenter) : There was slight shaking but it was only short. We didn't really have to step outside. (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 69 km E of epicenter) : Just a slight side to side movement for about 20 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 64 km E of epicenter) : Slight shaking (reported through EMSC)
Malalag (Philippines, 53 km SE of epicenter) : October is full of Earthquake :< (reported through EMSC)
Digos (Philippines, 40 km E of epicenter) : Strong rolling movement. Woke us from sleep but not scary enough to make us get out of bed ;-) (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 70 km E of epicenter) : Slightly (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 69 km E of epicenter) : Slight Shaking (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 68 km E of epicenter) : Chandelier was swaying (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 67 km E of epicenter) : Didnt feel it but my friends did (reported through EMSC)
Digos (Philippines, 40 km E of epicenter) : Slight earthquake, noticeable (reported through EMSC)
Kidapawan (Philippines, 19 km NE of epicenter) : 23.06 another after shock about 10-15 seconds little movement of house (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, 12 km northwest of Magsaysay, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 15:05 (GMT)
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