Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 14 km southeast of Bagontapay, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on 30 October 2019 - 04:00 PM (PST) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.5 quake 7.9 km northwest of Magsaysay, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, 29 October 2019 01:04 GMT, which had occurred 1 day 7 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 14 km southeast of Bagontapay, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on 30 October 2019 - 04:00 PM (PST)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 24 km depth

30 Oct 08:10 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 10 minutes.
Oct 30 08:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 24.0 km.
Date & time: 30 Oct 2019 08:00:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 30 October 2019 - 04:00 PM (PST)
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.79°N / 125.01°E (Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Matutum (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) E of Bual (pop: 4,740) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) W of Magsaysay (Davao) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) W of Bansalan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ENE of Buluan (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Kidapawan (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NNE of Koronadal (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) ENE of Tacurong (pop: 54,600) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) W of Digos (Davao) (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SE 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: 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 4.924 km022 km S 72° E of Tulunan (Cotabato) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
M 5.010 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
M 4.810 km8km WSW of Magsaysay, PhilippinesUSGS
M 4.810 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC

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74.1 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Talomo Davao City (65.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Started gently and gradually increased..seemed to linger for awhile.. (reported through our app)
Cogon digos city / Weak shaking (MMI III)
60.7 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
General Santos City (Philippines, 67 km S of epicenter) : not felt (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 67 km S of epicenter) : I felt it on my floor but it didn't last long and no one on the ground floor noticed it. (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Na naman.... (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Short butstrong enough to wake me up from my afternoon nap. (reported through EMSC)
Digos (Philippines, 30 km E of epicenter) : strong but quick (reported through EMSC)
Digos (Philippines, 29 km E of epicenter) : Not so strong but the house moved back & forth... (reported through EMSC)
Makilala (Philippines, 27 km NW of epicenter) : O my gahdddd (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 14 km southeast of Bagontapay, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on 30 October 2019 - 04:00 PM (PST)
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