Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 7.2 km northeast of Bansalan, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Wednesday, 30 October 2019 at 18:23 (GMT) -

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 17 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 7.2 km northeast of Bansalan, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Wednesday, 30 October 2019 at 18:23 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 30 km depth

30 Oct 18:35 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Oct 30 22:32: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 9.0 to 30.0 km.
Date & time: 30 Oct 2019 18:23:49 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.84°N / 125.25°E (Province of Davao del Sur, Davao, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Apo (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) NE of Bansalan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NE of Magsaysay (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SE of Bulatukan (Soccsksargen) (pop: 4,310) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NW of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) N of Matanao (pop: 7,170) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NW of Guihing Proper (Davao del Sur) (pop: 12,500) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SE of Kidapawan (Soccsksargen) (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NW of Santa Maria (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
981 km (610 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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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M 4.730 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
M 4.910 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
M 4.39 km026 km N 68° E of Tulunan (Cotabato) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
M 4.719 km3km NW of Magsaysay, PhilippinesUSGS

User reports for this quake (4)

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14.2 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Cagayan de Oro City (Philippines, 189 km NW of epicenter) : I was asleep in bed and awakened by the rocking movement of my bed. (reported through EMSC)
Digos (Philippines, 27 km E of epicenter) : Wla tai tarong tulog ani (reported through EMSC)
Kidapawan (Philippines, 22 km NW of epicenter) : it’s a bit strong but quick. it could awaken sleeping people (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 7.2 km northeast of Bansalan, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Wednesday, 30 October 2019 at 18:23 (GMT)
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