Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - 004 Km N 79° W of Malapatan (Sarangani) (Philippines) on Tuesday, 17 December 2019
17 Dec 23:00 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 10 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 18 December 2019 - 06:50 AM (PST)
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.98°N / 125.25°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Parker (42 km / 26 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) SW of Tuyan (pop: 4,200)
5 km (3 mi) NW of Malapatan (pop: 19,400)
7 km (4 mi) NW of Sapu Padidu (pop: 9,800)
128 km (80 mi) SW of Davao (pop: 1,212,500)
157 km (97 mi) SE of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000)
163 km (101 mi) SE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|18 December 2019 - 06:50 AM (PST) (17 Dec 22:50:00 UTC)||M 2.5 / 18 km||004 Km N 79° W of Malapatan (Sarangani) (Philippines)||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.