Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 004 Km S 71° W of Malapatan (Sarangani) (Philippines) on Tuesday, 17 December 2019
18 Dec 21:30 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 23 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 18 December 2019 - 06:50 AM (PST)
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.96°N / 125.26°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Parker (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SW of Malapatan (pop: 19,400)
5 km (3 mi) N of Sapu Padidu (pop: 9,800)
5 km (3 mi) SW of Tuyan (pop: 4,200)
130 km (81 mi) SW of Davao (pop: 1,212,500)
159 km (99 mi) SE of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000)
165 km (103 mi) SE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 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 1.6 / 21 km||004 Km S 71° 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 1.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.