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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines on Monday, 16 December 2019

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.7 quake: Mindanao, Philippines, 15 Dec 2019 06:11, which had occurred 1 day 3 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Mindanao, Philippines on Monday, 16 December 2019
16 Dec 09:02 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Dec 16 13:32: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 5.0.
Date & time: Monday, 16 December 2019 08:53 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.54°N / 125.46°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Matutum (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SW of Santa Maria (pop: 16,800)
3 km (2 mi) NW of Basiawan (pop: 6,400)
5 km (3 mi) N of Pung-Pang (pop: 2,900)
62 km (38 mi) SW of Davao (pop: 1,212,500)
129 km (80 mi) SE of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000)
135 km (84 mi) SE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 16 Dec 08:53 UTCM 5.0 / 10 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
Mon, 16 Dec 08:53 UTCM 5.0 / 30 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
2019-12-16 16:53:31 +08:00 (16 Dec 08:53:31 UTC)M 5.0 / 25.7 km4km ENE of Tanlad, PhilippinesUSGS

User reports for this quake (13)

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59.5 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Digos City (24.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
58.5 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
56.6 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Davao City Ma-a / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Laying on the bed felt the bed shaking
Seda Davao / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Bajada, davao city (62.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Davao City (Philippines, 60 km N of epicenter) : Sleeping did not notice it (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 50 km N of epicenter) : Wasn't sure if it was my stomach growling from hunger or an earthquake. (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 48 km N of epicenter) : Felt this earthquake near SM Ecoland, Davao City (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 66 km SW of epicenter) : slightly felt (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 66 km SW of epicenter) : We heard the windows rattle. That was how we even knew it was happening in the beginning. Later I noted the chandeliers were swaying. But it didn't feel all that major. (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 46 km N of epicenter) : I felt it but it's not that strong (reported through EMSC)

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines on Monday, 16 December 2019
 

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