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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 0km NE of Sinawilan, Philippines on Sunday, 22 December 2019

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.7 quake: Mindanao, Philippines, 15 Dec 2019 06:11, which had occurred 7 days earlier.
Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 0km NE of Sinawilan, Philippines on Sunday, 22 December 2019
22 Dec 03:40 UTC: First to report: USGS after 17 minutes.
Date & time: Sunday, 22 December 2019 03:23 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-12-22 11:23:14 +08:00
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 21.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.7602°N / 125.2514°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Apo (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NE of Sinawilan (pop: 4,000)
2 km (2 mi) NW of Managa (pop: 3,500)
5 km (3 mi) SE of Bansalan (pop: 21,400)
53 km (33 mi) SW of Davao (pop: 1,212,500)
97 km (60 mi) SE of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000)
102 km (64 mi) SE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: USGS
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

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2019-12-22 11:23:14 +08:00 (22 Dec 03:23:14 UTC)M 4.8 / 21.8 km0km NE of Sinawilan, PhilippinesUSGS
Sun, 22 Dec 03:23 UTCM 4.8 / 40 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
22 December 2019 - 11:23 AM (PST) (22 Dec 03:23:00 UTC)M 4.5 / 8 km001 Km N 80° E of Kiblawan (Davao Del Sur) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
Sun, 22 Dec 03:23 UTCM 5.2 / 10 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG

User reports for this quake (18)

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Glan Sarangani Province (104.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
73.8 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Very weak shaking, felt through feet on tiled floor (reported through our app)
72.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Central Park Davao City (48.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Strated with a quick strong tremor, seemed to hesitate, then light sharing tapered off, shirt duration (reported through our app)
24.8 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
53.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shake. The wife noticed it. Eating lunch at old victoria mall. (NCCC Davao) (reported through our app)
Kidapawan (32.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Its more of Jack hammer quake not swaying (reported through our app)
33.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
General Santos (72.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
40.4 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Malalag (Philippines, 19 km S of epicenter) : Strong Earthquake aftershocks is always felt here in Vicinity of Davao del Sur. (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 77 km S of epicenter) : Slightly Strong (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 76 km S of epicenter) : It was clear that is was happening, but pretty mild here. (reported through EMSC)
General Santos City (Philippines, 74 km S of epicenter) : Not so strong. Just felt like someone's rocking the bed. (reported through EMSC)
Panabo (Philippines, 70 km NE of epicenter) : Slight shaking. (reported through EMSC)
Koronadal (Philippines, 61 km SW of epicenter) : Felt it (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 44 km NE of epicenter) : Quick shake of the house. (reported through EMSC)
Santa Cruz (Philippines, 11 km E of epicenter) : Slow start then hard shake few seconds (reported through EMSC)

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 0km NE of Sinawilan, Philippines on Sunday, 22 December 2019

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