Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 18 km southwest of Kidapawan, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on 18 October 2019 - 06:56 PM (PST) -

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 23 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 18 km southwest of Kidapawan, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on 18 October 2019 - 06:56 PM (PST)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 7 km depth

18 Oct 11:10 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 14 minutes.
Oct 18 18:15: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 16.0 to 7.0 km.
Date & time: 18 Oct 2019 10:56:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 18 October 2019 - 06:56 PM (PST)
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.87°N / 125°E (Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Apo (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) E of Bagontapay (pop: 6,750) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SW of Makilala (Province of Cotabato) (pop: 13,800) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Kidapawan (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) WNW of Magsaysay (Davao) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) WNW of Bansalan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NE of Buluan (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SE of Kabacan (pop: 31,800) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NNE of Koronadal (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) ESE of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
966 km (600 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
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 4.97 km019 km N 84° E of Tulunan (Cotabato) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
M 4.910 km7km ENE of Bual, PhilippinesUSGS
M 4.910 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
M 5.111 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG

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Kidapawan City, ARC 3 subdivision / Weak shaking (MMI III)
34.7 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
41.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
16.1 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Sulop (Philippines, 44 km SE of epicenter) : Linog napod.... (reported through EMSC)
Digos (Philippines, 40 km E of epicenter) : Noticeable shake, must be an aftershock (reported through EMSC)
Digos (Philippines, 40 km E of epicenter) : Sharp shaker, no damage here. Didn't stop the neighbours' karaoke. (reported through EMSC)
Matanao (Philippines, 26 km SE of epicenter) : One quick shake of the house but strong enough to wake us (reported through EMSC)
Digos (Philippines, 40 km E of epicenter) : Small shaker, felt throughout the house. No damage, not strong. (reported through EMSC)
Matanao (Philippines, 26 km SE of epicenter) : Small quake lasting about 1-2 seconds but house shook (reported through EMSC)
Tulunan (Philippines, 12 km W of epicenter) : PH (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 18 km southwest of Kidapawan, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on 18 October 2019 - 06:56 PM (PST)
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