Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 10.5 km south of Santa Maria, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 20:18 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.7 quake 12 km west of Padada, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, December, 15 2019 06:11 GMT, which had occurred 3 days earlier.
Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 10.5 km south of Santa Maria, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 20:18 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

17 Dec 20:24 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Dec 18 04:02: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.2.
Date & time: Dec 17, 2019 20:18:07 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.46°N / 125.46°E (Davao Occidental, Davao, Philippines)
Antipode: 6.46°S / 54.54°W
Nearest volcano: Matutum (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) S of Pung-Pang (pop: 2,930) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (7 mi) S of Santa Maria (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) WNW of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NE of Maluñgun (Soccsksargen) (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SSE of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NNE of Alabel (Soccsksargen) (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SE of Bansalan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NE of General Santos City (Soccsksargen) (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SSW of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SE of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.210 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
5.340 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
5.536 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
5.412 km3km ESE of Basiawan, PhilippinesUSGS
5.452 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
5.310 km012 km S 17° W of Padada (Davao Del Sur) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
5.210 km菲律宾棉兰老岛 (Philippines)CEIC

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General Santos City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It was strong enough to wake me up.  
Kiamba / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was in the kitchen when everything began to shake slowly  
Tantangan, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen (79.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking of the house. (reported through our app)  
Digos / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Limao, Davao, Davao (77.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up from sleep. That was aome wake up call. (reported through our app)  
Marco Polo Hotel / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We're staying at Marco Polo on the 8th floor. We woke up our bed shaking.  
General Santos City, South Cotabato, Soccsksargen (58 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Davao City (76.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Glan Sarangani Province (76.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I been woke up by some aftershocks (reported through our app)  
San Jose del Monte, Bulacan, Central Luzon (1046.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Ma-a Davao City (70.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was in bed, but awoke when bed shook.  
Davao City (68.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Davao City (68.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Talomo Davao City (65.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke me up.. fairly strong but smooth and didn't last long (reported through our app)  
Inawayan, Province of Davao del Sur, Davao (62.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Cagayan de oro city lumbia (237.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Laying in bed but felt a presence and light drifting (reported through our app)  
Saint John nb Canada / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
General Santos City (49.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Mintal, Davao City (69.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Awakened by tremors. (reported through our app)  
General Santos City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : updown and swaying. Felt normal about the EQ after series of aftershocks  
Davao City (67.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Kudanding, Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen (90.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Kidapawan City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I thought it will go stronger. Thank you Lord it receded ànd all back to normal. Its kinda up and down jolt before swaying.  
Panabo (96.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Davao City (73.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Davao City (67.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
davao city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao City (71.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
General Santos City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sleeping when the ground started swinging, that's when I woke up. Suddenly the swinging becomes stronger so I rose up from my bed and sat. Then the swinging of the ground slowly receded.  
Davao City (69.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Tagum / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Kusog pud. Water in the pool swayed. It woke us all up   
Guihing, Hagonoy, Davao del Sur (27.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Sudden up and down jolting (reported through our app)  
New Visayas, Davao, Davao (120.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : C quibz pod oi Sayo kaau namukaw ahaizt  
GENERAL SANTOS CITY / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
General Santos City, South Cotabato, Soccsksargen (50.4 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Tagum / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It will surely wake you up   
General Santos (45.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : More of a rolling or up and down than sideways movement. MMI 5. Woke everyone up and into the street. (reported through our app)  
Generl santos city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Polomolok / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Koronadal city / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I could not go back to sleep after that  
General santos city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao City (66.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Santa Cruz Davao del Sur (42.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was awaken during my sleep.I was shaking.I almost run outside but after awhile it stop.. (reported through our app)  
Catalunan Grande / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Kipalbig, South Cotabato, Soccsksargen (58.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Catalunan Grande ,Davao city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Padada, Davao del Sur Philippines / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I felt it in Padada, Davao del Sur Mindanao Philippines  
Catungan, Ecoland Davao City (67.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We were sleeping and suddenly it started to shake a little bit and we woke up.. (reported through our app)  
Toril, Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Digos, Davao del Sur, Davao (35.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Inawayan, Province of Davao del Sur, Davao (62.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Digos, Davao del Sur, Davao (35.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Inawayan, Province of Davao del Sur, Davao (62.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Davao city / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Water spilled everywhere.  
General Santos City, South Cotabato, Soccsksargen (49.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
General Santos (49.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Cotabato City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tagakpan, Davao del Sur, Davao (72.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Davao city, panacan (80.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Inawayan, Province of Davao del Sur, Davao (62.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Inawayan, Province of Davao del Sur, Davao (61.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Philippine Sea (750 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Davao City (67.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Davao City (67.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Maltana, South Cotabato, Soccsksargen (58.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Inawayan, Province of Davao del Sur, Davao (64.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Kidapawan (Philippines, 68 km NW of epicenter) : Why you have this in the sea and 40ml deep when phvolics have reported it at as land based and 9ml deep (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 61 km N of epicenter) : I was awaken from sleep with the shaking. (reported through EMSC)  
General Santos City (Philippines, 52 km SW of epicenter) : Trauma (reported through EMSC)  
Padada (Philippines, 18 km NW of epicenter) : Very scared. (reported through EMSC)  
General Santos City (Philippines, 71 km SW of epicenter) : Shake (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 57 km NW of epicenter) : It woke me up! (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 55 km NW of epicenter) : So far,we're all safe. (reported through EMSC)  
Tiranë (Albania, 10815 km W of epicenter) : I forte (reported through EMSC)  
Monkayo (Philippines, 157 km NE of epicenter) : I was awaken when my body starts roll a bit in my bed. (reported through EMSC)  
Cotabato City (Philippines, 142 km NW of epicenter) : Partner felt it while on voice call but not very strong (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 70 km NE of epicenter) : Woke us up (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Felt like intensity 4 in Davao City. (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Strong swaying (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 63 km NE of epicenter) : Felt tremors off and on (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 63 km NE of epicenter) : Kamata man sad ta ani (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 61 km N of epicenter) : Window glass shaked (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 60 km N of epicenter) : It woke me up. (reported through EMSC)  
Alabel (Philippines, 50 km S of epicenter) : shaking lst 1minute (reported through EMSC)  
General Santos City (Philippines, 49 km S of epicenter) : Awaken from sleep due to violent shaking. (reported through EMSC)  
Makilala (Philippines, 49 km NW of epicenter) : Felt it. House shook. (reported through EMSC)  
Polomolok (Philippines, 46 km SW of epicenter) : IT WOKE ME UP!! (reported through EMSC)  
Digos (Philippines, 23 km NW of epicenter) : Strong shake with extended rolling after. (reported through EMSC)  
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