Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 0.8 km west of Digos, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Sunday, 15 December 2019 at 06:32 (GMT) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.7 quake 12 km west of Padada, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, 15 December 2019 06:11 GMT, which had occurred 21 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - 0.8 km west of Digos, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Sunday, 15 December 2019 at 06:32 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

15 Dec 06:43 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 15 Dec 2019 06:32:26 UTC -
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.75°N / 125.35°E (Province of Davao del Sur, Davao, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Apo (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) W of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (5 mi) N of Guihing Proper (Davao del Sur) (pop: 12,500) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) N of Padada (Davao del Sur) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NE of Matanao (pop: 7,170) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) ESE of Bansalan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (11 mi) E of Magsaysay (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNW of Santa Maria (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SE of Kidapawan (Soccsksargen) (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SW of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
995 km (618 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: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.010 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
M 5.08 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
M 5.610 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
M 5.010 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
M 5.010.8 km2km ENE of Kiblawan, PhilippinesUSGS

User reports for this quake (12)

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66.1 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Indangan Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
207.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
ranzo, carmen, cotabato / Light shaking (MMI IV)
General Santos City / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : A very very strong shaking. More than 50 cracks in the congrete house.
Davao city (43.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Strong shaking barely can't stand up (reported through our app)
34.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Davao City (Philippines, 62 km NE of epicenter) : We are playing volleyball at the gym. And the steel braces of the gym suddenly moved like crazy. The movement was sudden and strong. It lasted for a while. (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 60 km NE of epicenter) : There's still aftershocks (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 59 km S of epicenter) : Felt minor compared wirh the 6.6 just before. (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 58 km NE of epicenter) : Aftershocks now (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 56 km NE of epicenter) : Aftershocks felt (reported through EMSC)
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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 0.8 km west of Digos, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Sunday, 15 December 2019 at 06:32 (GMT)

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