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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines on Sunday, 15 December 2019

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.7 quake: Mindanao, Philippines, 15 Dec 2019 06:11, which had occurred 6 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Mindanao, Philippines on Sunday, 15 December 2019
15 Dec 12:45 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
Dec 15 12:50: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.5.
Date & time: Sunday, 15 December 2019 12:36 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.81°N / 125.03°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Apo (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) E of Bual (pop: 4,700)
14 km (9 mi) SE of Bagontapay (pop: 6,700)
16 km (10 mi) NE of Columbio (pop: 5,500)
71 km (44 mi) SW of Davao (pop: 1,212,500)
73 km (45 mi) SE of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000)
79 km (49 mi) SE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 15 Dec 12:36 UTCM 5.5 / 10 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG

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21.2 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Panabo, Davao Del Norte (90.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : malakas ang lindol. (reported through our app)
35.2 km E of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines on Sunday, 15 December 2019
 

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