Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 151 km east of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 02:53 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 151 km east of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 02:53 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 11 km depth

6 May 03:05 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 11 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 20.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.0 to 10.0 km.
May 6 23:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 11.0 km.
Date & time: May 6, 2020 02:53:57 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.11°N / 127.58°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 7.11°S / 52.42°W
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (163 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
113 km (70 mi) E of Santiago (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) E of Manay (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) E of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) E of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) ESE of Compostela (pop: 42,600) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) ESE of San Mariano (Compostela Valley) (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) ESE of Monkayo (pop: 51,400) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) SE of Bislig City (pop: 67,600) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) E of Magugpo Poblacion (pop: 233,300) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) ESE of New Corella (Davao del Norte) (pop: 20,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
5.011 kmPhilippine Islands Region (Philippines)BMKG
4.749 km81km ESE of San Ignacio, PhilippinesUSGS
4.751 km136 km S 61° E of Manay (Davao Oriental) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
4.760 kmPhilippine Islands Region (Philippines)EMSC
5.053 kmPhilippine Islands Region (Philippines)GFZ

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)

  • 23 Jun 2020 17:52 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    31 km (19.3 mi) depth
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details

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