Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 29 km south of Pondaguitan, Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Sunday, 5 January 2020 at 18:58 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 29 km south of Pondaguitan, Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Sunday, 5 January 2020 at 18:58 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 84 km depth

5 Jan 19:07 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Jan 5 19:11: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.1.
Jan 6 09:44: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 84.0 km.
Date & time: 5 Jan 2020 18:58:52 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 84.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.1°N / 126.15°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (132 km / 82 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) S of Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) ESE of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) S of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) ESE of Santa Maria (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) E of Alabel (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) S of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) E of Malapatan (Sarangani) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Maluñgun (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) E of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) SSE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) SSE of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> 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

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.284 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
5.180 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
5.285 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
5.385 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
5.450 km072 km S 21° E of Governor Generoso (Davao Oriental) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
5.181 km26km SSE of Pondaguitan, PhilippinesUSGS

User reports for this quake (20)

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Purok1 Toril Daliao / Weak shaking (MMI III)
digos city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mati city davao Oriental / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kapatagan, Digos City (128.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Weak shaking  
Davao city / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
123.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
131.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
126.1 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Buhangain (171.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tinagacan, General Santos City (101 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Davao City / Weak shaking (MMI III)
General Santis City (108.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I felt light shaking in the building (reported through our app)  
Davao / Weak shaking (MMI III)
349.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
82.1 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tagum (Philippines, 151 km NW of epicenter) : I felt the bed shaking. Run downstairs, and it stopped. (reported through EMSC)  
Davao City (Philippines, 122 km NW of epicenter) : Bed was shaking a bit. Felt dizzy (reported through EMSC)  
General Santos City (Philippines, 111 km W of epicenter) : I really felt the ground shaking but it's quite mediocre (reported through EMSC)  
General Santos City (Philippines, 106 km W of epicenter) : I'm sleeping... And I am awakened because of a strong shake. (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (18 quakes):
  • 03 Mar 2020 13:26 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    139 km (86.4 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 01 Mar 2020 23:49 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 01 Mar 2020 19:57 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    131 km (81.4 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 01 Mar 2020 19:10 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    92 km (57.2 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 26 Feb 2020 20:29 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    55 km (34.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 21 Feb 2020 17:45 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    120 km (74.6 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 10 Feb 2020 16:54 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    122 km (75.8 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 01 Feb 2020 10:26 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 29 Jan 2020 17:00 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 27 Jan 2020 00:46 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    119 km (73.9 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 25 Jan 2020 20:20 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 25 Jan 2020 19:09 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    4 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 19 Jan 2020 11:08 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    34 km (21.1 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 14 Jan 2020 05:18 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    32 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 09 Jan 2020 16:40 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 07 Jan 2020 02:30 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    47 km (29.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 06 Jan 2020 02:58 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    19 km (11.8 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 06 Jan 2020 02:58 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    51 km (31.7 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details

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