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Light mag. 4.8 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 10 hours earlier.
Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Mindanao, Philippines on Monday, 16 December 2019
16 Dec 16:29 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: Monday, 16 December 2019 16:21 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.61°N / 125.39°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Apo (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NW of Malalag (pop: 6,200)
4 km (2 mi) NE of New Baclayon (pop: 3,800)
5 km (3 mi) NE of Sulop (pop: 6,600)
57 km (35 mi) SW of Davao (pop: 1,212,500)
118 km (73 mi) SE of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000)
124 km (77 mi) SE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 16 Dec 16:21 UTCM 4.8 / 10 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
Mon, 16 Dec 16:21 UTCM 4.9 / 10 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
Mon, 16 Dec 16:21 UTCM 4.9 / 10 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
Mon, 16 Dec 16:21 UTCM 4.9 / 17.2 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
17 December 2019 - 12:21 AM (PST) (16 Dec 16:21:00 UTC)M 3.9 / 14 km012 Km S 31° W of Sulop (Davao Del Sur) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
2019-12-17 00:21:53 +08:00 (16 Dec 16:21:53 UTC)M 4.9 / 10 km5km SSW of Sulop, PhilippinesUSGS

User reports for this quake (11)

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59.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
47.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
225.4 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Chandelers lightly swaying. (reported through our app)
53.3 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Iligan City (Philippines, 221 km NW of epicenter) : Diden't feel it, but was woken up by dogs and other animald making a lot of noise (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 67 km NE of epicenter) : scared... (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 63 km NE of epicenter) : Woke up because of it (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 49 km S of epicenter) : Felt it again. Quite strong for me. (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 49 km S of epicenter) : slightly felt (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 46 km S of epicenter) : Felt shaking. Awaken from sleep. (reported through EMSC)
Digos (Philippines, 20 km NW of epicenter) : Midnight quake, woke me up (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines on Monday, 16 December 2019

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