Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 4.5 km southwest of Digos, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Sunday, 20 October 2019 at 11:50 (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 4 days earlier.
Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 4.5 km southwest of Digos, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Sunday, 20 October 2019 at 11:50 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

20 Oct 12:00 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Oct 2019 11:50:36 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.72°N / 125.33°E (Province of Davao del Sur, Davao, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Apo (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) W of Balutakay (pop: 2,820) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (3 mi) SW of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) NNW of Guihing Proper (Davao del Sur) (pop: 12,500) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) N of Padada (Davao del Sur) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) ENE of Matanao (pop: 7,170) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) ESE of Bansalan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) ESE of Magsaysay (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NW of Santa Maria (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) ESE of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
997 km (620 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: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.710 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
M 5.010 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
M 5.123 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
M 5.124 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
M 4.910 km9km W of Matanao, PhilippinesUSGS
M 4.910 km026 km S 08° E of Makilala (Cotabato) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake (63)

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Davao City (52.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Abreeza mall (51.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : It was a quick tremor. Tables were gliding. Bed vibrated.
I felt the quake... It was terrifying.... It remin / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
I was in Calinan, Davao City last Sunday evening w / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Northern Paligue, Padada, Davao del Sur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was outside the house when the shake occurs. My body trembles every aftershocks bcs it reminds me the quake that happened last Oct. 17, 2019. I can't hold my tears...
banga south cotabato / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : i fell it
Tacurong City / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Davao City (43.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Digos city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Brgy. Cogon, Digos City, Davao del Sur, Philippine (3.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Bukidnon / Weak shaking (MMI III)
tampakan, south cotabato (53.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Acmonan, Tupi, South Cotabato, 9505 Philippines / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Norala (495.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : very scary...
Cagayan de oro city (161.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
56.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
47.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Gallera de Oro Subd., Bago Aplaya, Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
82.2 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Just a normal earthquake you know.
100.7 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
52.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
F.dabatian street carmen cagayan de oro city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City / Weak shaking (MMI III)
43.1 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Didn't last very long..but then about 9 minutes later another one happened. (reported through our app)
46.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
69 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Toril (39.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Malaybalay Bukidnon / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao City / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
General Santos City / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Davao City. Philippines / Light shaking (MMI IV)
208.7 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Digos, ph (3.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
42.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Davao city ,Catalunan Grande / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Digos (Philippines, 14 km E of epicenter) : Really strong. Lasted for about 5 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Panabo (Philippines, 80 km NE of epicenter) : Slightly strong shaking. Ended within a few seconds. (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 68 km S of epicenter) : There was this one and a smaller one a few minutes later. (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 66 km S of epicenter) : It shaked the electric fan standing... A bit scary. (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 66 km S of epicenter) : I felt dizzy tbh (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 66 km S of epicenter) : Slightly stronger than the one felt 2 hours ago. More noticeable. I saw my drinks shaking inside the glass. (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 65 km S of epicenter) : A second one a few minutes after the first (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 58 km N of epicenter) : Thats fast (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 56 km NE of epicenter) : Nagsige na lang jud og linog (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 55 km NE of epicenter) : Long shaking (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 55 km NE of epicenter) : Earthquake again. (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 54 km NE of epicenter) : Swaying movement like when one gently rocks a baby's crib (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 54 km NE of epicenter) : it was strong (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 51 km NE of epicenter) : Faint but noticeable (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 51 km NE of epicenter) : Side to side. (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 51 km NE of epicenter) : Davao. Solid 10 seconds side to side shaker. (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 50 km NE of epicenter) : hago nag tuo aning linog ha (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 49 km NE of epicenter) : quiboloy help us (reported through EMSC)
Tulunan (Philippines, 41 km W of epicenter) : again (reported through EMSC)
Kidapawan (Philippines, 36 km NW of epicenter) : bouncy rather than swaying (reported through EMSC)
Kidapawan (Philippines, 34 km NW of epicenter) : Hadloookkkk (reported through EMSC)
Digos (Philippines, 12 km E of epicenter) : Kapoy na every 7:30pm onward (reported through EMSC)
Digos (Philippines, 12 km E of epicenter) : Strong shaking, vibrating quake. Felt nearby too (reported through EMSC)
Digos (Philippines, 12 km E of epicenter) : strong shake, noticeable felt in Digos (reported through EMSC)
Digos (Philippines, 5 km NE of epicenter) : Like a helicopter crashing. Up and down shake (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 4.5 km southwest of Digos, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Sunday, 20 October 2019 at 11:50 (GMT)
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