Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Compostela Valley, 37 km north of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Wednesday, 6 May 2020 at 05:21 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Compostela Valley, 37 km north of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Wednesday, 6 May 2020 at 05:21 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 104 km depth

6 May 05:30 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
May 6 05:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 14.0 to 64.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 64.0 to 104.0 km.
Date & time: 6 May 2020 05:21:07 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 104.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.29°N / 126.18°E (Compostela Valley, Davao, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (18 mi) NNW of Limot (pop: 2,220) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SE of San Mariano (Compostela Valley) (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) N of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) W of Manay (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSE of Compostela (pop: 42,600) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ESE of Tagum City (pop: 233,300) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NNE of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) E of Panabo (pop: 84,700) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) ENE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
992 km (616 mi) SE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) ESE of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) ENE of Arboles Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.1104 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
M 4.019 km018 km N 28° E of Manay (Davao Oriental) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
68 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Philippines, Taguig City, Central Signal / not felt
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Compostela Valley, 37 km north of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, 6 May 2020 05:21 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 03 Jul 2020 21:01 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 21 Jun 2020 18:27 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 02 Jun 2020 13:17 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    32 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 28 May 2020 16:16 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    3 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Compostela Valley, 37 km north of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Wednesday, 6 May 2020 at 05:21 (GMT)

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