Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 18 km northwest of Davao, Davao Region, Philippines, on Wednesday, 29 April 2020 at 04:09 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 18 km northwest of Davao, Davao Region, Philippines, on Wednesday, 29 April 2020 at 04:09 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 41 km depth

29 Apr 04:20 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 11 minutes.
Apr 29 13:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 113.0 to 41.0 km.
Date & time: 29 Apr 2020 04:09:18 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 41.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.17°N / 125.48°E (Province of Davao del Sur, Davao, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Apo (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) ENE of Wañgan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 7,620) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NW of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SW of Panabo (pop: 84,700) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) WNW of Samal (pop: 43,500) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SW of Cabayangan (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) ENE of Kidapawan (Soccsksargen) (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SW of Magugpo Poblacion (pop: 233,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NNE of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) WNW of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
962 km (598 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) SSE of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.741 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
4.610 kmLeyte, PhilippinesEMSC

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Cebu City / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : There was a minor tremor in the building. Speaking with friends in the area, some felt it while others didn't.  
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