Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 11 km northwest of Malita, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on Wednesday, 20 May 2020 at 13:56 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 11 km northwest of Malita, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on Wednesday, 20 May 2020 at 13:56 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 180 km depth

20 May 14:14 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 20 May 2020 13:56:45 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 180.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.5°N / 125.56°E (Davao Occidental, Davao, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Matutum (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NW of Tubalan (pop: 4,160) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NNW of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) ESE of Santa Maria (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SE of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NE of Maluñgun (Soccsksargen) (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SE of Bansalan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NE of General Santos City (Soccsksargen) (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) S of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SW of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) ESE of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
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
5.1180 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
4.9170 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
4.3174 km007 km S 09° E of Malita (Davao Occidental) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
4.9183 kmMindanao, PhilippinesUSGS
5.0175 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
5.6167 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG

User reports for this quake (2)

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Glan Sarangani Province (84.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
General Santos city (62.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Weak shaking felt indoors. Duration less than 5 seconds (reported through our app)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (9 quakes):
  • 26 Jun 2020 05:09 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    3 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Jun 2020 15:00 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Jun 2020 02:33 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    206 km (128 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 22 Jun 2020 16:20 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 22 Jun 2020 16:12 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 13 Jun 2020 15:11 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    34 km (21.1 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 07 Jun 2020 07:45 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    211 km (131.1 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 22 May 2020 07:52 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 21 May 2020 13:53 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    175 km (108.7 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details

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