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Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 10 km southwest of Kidapawan, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 21:22 GMT

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.5 quake 7.9 km northwest of Magsaysay, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, October 29, 2019 01:04 GMT, which had occurred 20 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 10 km southwest of Kidapawan, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 21:22 GMT Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 10 km southwest of Kidapawan, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 21:22 GMT

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Oct 21:30 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
Oct 29 21:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 5.0.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 29, 2019 21:22:08 UTC
Local time at epicenter
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude6.95°N / 125.02°E (Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines)
Antipode6.95°S / 54.98°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceBMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Nearest volcanoApo (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities7 km (4 mi) WSW of Saguing (Province of Cotabato) (pop: 5,070) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
10 km (6 mi) SW of Kidapawan (pop: 79,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) SE of Kabacan (pop: 31,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) NW of Bansalan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 21,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) WNW of Digos (Davao) (pop: 116,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) NE of Tacurong City (pop: 54,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) NNE of Koronadal (pop: 125,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
65 km (40 mi) ESE of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
70 km (44 mi) ESE of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 1,273,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
959 km (596 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
5.010 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
4.710 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
4.920 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
5.014 km010 km S 63° E of Tulunan (Cotabato) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
4.915 km7km WNW of Dolo, PhilippinesUSGS


Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 63 km / 39 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Davao, Philippines: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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Davao City (Philippines, 50 km NE of epicenter) : Felt it here Mintal Davao City (reported through EMSC)  

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