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

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

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 5, 2020 18:58:52 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5.2
Depth84.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude6.1°N / 126.15°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode6.1°S / 53.85°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt16 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearest volcanoLeonard Range (132 km / 82 mi)
Nearby towns and cities42 km (26 mi) S of Nangan (pop: 3,360) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
69 km (43 mi) ESE of Malita (pop: 41,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
90 km (56 mi) S of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
90 km (56 mi) ESE of Santa Maria (pop: 16,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) E of Alabel (pop: 43,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) S of Mati (pop: 105,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
96 km (60 mi) E of Malapatan (Sarangani) (pop: 19,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
98 km (61 mi) E of Maluñgun (pop: 52,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
123 km (77 mi) SSE of Central (pop: 1,212,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
225 km (140 mi) ESE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
247 km (153 mi) SSE of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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)
Inawayan, Province of Davao del Sur, Davao (123.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tagakpan, Davao del Sur, Davao (131.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Davao City (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)
Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga Peninsula (349.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
San Isidro, Davao Oriental, Davao (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)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Mar 3, 2020 13:26
2 years ago
2.5

139 km
Philippine Sea, 62 km SE of Malita, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Mar 1, 2020 23:49
2 years ago
2.8

14 km
Philippine Sea, 43 km S of Pondaguitan, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Mar 1, 2020 19:57
2 years ago
2.6

131 km
Philippine Sea, 86 km SE of Malita, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Mar 1, 2020 19:10
2 years ago
2.1

92 km
Philippine Sea, 10.6 km S of Pondaguitan, PhilippinesMore
Feb 26, 2020 20:29
2 years ago
2.6

55 km
Philippine Sea, 15 km SE of Pondaguitan, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Feb 21, 2020 17:45
2 years ago
2.9

120 km
Philippine Sea, 36 km S of Pondaguitan, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Feb 10, 2020 16:54
2 years ago
3.3

122 km
Philippine Sea, 41 km E of Caburan, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Feb 1, 2020 10:26
3 years ago
2.7

9 km
Philippine Sea, 29 km S of Pondaguitan, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Jan 29, 2020 17:00
3 years ago
3.8

18 km
Philippine Sea, 54 km E of Caburan, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Jan 27, 2020 00:46
3 years ago
3.0

119 km
Philippine Sea, 51 km E of Caburan, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Jan 25, 2020 20:20
3 years ago
2.4

25 km
Philippine Sea, 43 km S of Pondaguitan, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Jan 25, 2020 19:09
3 years ago
2.4

4 km
Philippine Sea, 54 km E of Caburan, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Jan 19, 2020 11:08
3 years ago
2.8

34 km
Philippine Sea, 29 km SW of Surup, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Jan 14, 2020 05:18
3 years ago
2.9

32 km
Philippine Sea, 37 km S of Pondaguitan, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Jan 9, 2020 16:40
3 years ago
2.0

30 km
Philippine Sea, 52 km E of Caburan, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Jan 7, 2020 02:30
3 years ago
2.2

47 km
Philippine Sea, 30 km SE of Pondaguitan, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Jan 6, 2020 02:58
3 years ago
4.9

19 km
Philippine Sea, 30 km S of Pondaguitan, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Jan 6, 2020 02:58
3 years ago
3.7

51 km
Philippine Sea, 29 km S of Pondaguitan, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore

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