Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - 7.9 km east of Tandag, Caraga, Philippines, on Monday, 27 July 2020 at 17:32 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - 7.9 km east of Tandag, Caraga, Philippines, on Monday, 27 July 2020 at 17:32 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

27 Jul 17:39 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Jul 27 17:40: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.8.
Jul 27 21:26: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.7.
Date & time: 27 Jul 2020 05:32:40 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.07°N / 126.27°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (117 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) E of Tandag (pop: 29,000)
43 km (27 mi) SE of Cantilan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 9,410)
52 km (32 mi) NNE of Lianga (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 13,600)
65 km (40 mi) NE of Bah-Bah (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 28,600)
65 km (41 mi) ENE of Bayugan (pop: 40,600)
81 km (50 mi) E of Butuan (pop: 309,700)
234 km (145 mi) NNE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500)
289 km (180 mi) NE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.710 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
M 5.768 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
M 6.052 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
M 5.758 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
M 5.845 km033 km S 73° E of Bayabas (Surigao Del Sur) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
M 5.841 km4 km E of Tago, PhilippinesUSGS
M 5.750 km菲律宾棉兰老岛附近海域 (Philippines)CEIC

User reports for this quake (108)

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Butuan City / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Its intensity is increasing. We lost electricity after. A bottle of condiment fell from the shelf and shattered on the floor.
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Bayugan (225.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Thank goodness I was still awake... I immediately woke up my mother to alarm her to wake up because there is a coconut tree near our house. We run immediately but was having a bit difficulty to run straight because of the earthquake and also because we suddenly stand up and run.. Also.. Because of the earthquake our electricity was turned off.. It was very scary for it was my first time experiencing that strong shake..
Tagum City (188.5 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Prosperidad agusan del sur (50 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
bunawan, agusan del sur (104.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was awaken from sleep and felt strong shaking.
196 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
832.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
82.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Not alarming, we get used to it.
Nueva Fuerza, Sitio Upper, Tagbaongao, Carmen, Boh (247.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was in my room, I felt a slight vibration from the window. (reported through our app)
91.8 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Butuan (246.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Prosperidad (63.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : House shook for about 6 seconds...small items fell to the floor...everyone woke up. No injuries
Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur (17.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Moderate shaking for maybe 5-6 seconds ...some items fell to the floor.
Malaybalay City, Bukidnon 8700 (161.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
249.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tagum City (188.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Davao City (240.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Davao city (232.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
132.7 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
1122.7 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
230.6 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Talakag (208.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tagum City (182.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
276.7 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Butuan (86.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
163.2 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
80.3 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
193.9 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
86.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
72.6 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
General Luna (82.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
138 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
291.3 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Davao City (227.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
72.6 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Butuan City (80.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Tagum City, Merville Subdivision / Light shaking (MMI IV) : In Tagum City sleeping at Merville Subdivision. Just felt the hoise slightly moving, no damage at all
Hinundayan township / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I felt a series of waves lasting what seemed to be about 10 to 15 seconds. A slow rolling motion like being in a boat on gentle waves. There was no sharp jolt and I would not have felt it if I had not been lying awake on my bed.
Talacogon / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I felt like I'm swinging in my bed. At first I thought that it was only my worst nightmare but the intensity increasing and its make me woke
Butuan City / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was awake as am still working thru my computer when my monitor went shaking. It was strong and thought it would last even longer, glad it didn't. back to work now.
Bislig City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
cagayan de oro city / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : it was a strong but fast earthquake feels like something so fast, strong and heavy just passed by.
Butuan City / Weak shaking (MMI III) : was awaken by the swing during the earth quake
Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was laying in bed, bed was shaking
Catarman Camiguin / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Residing in Camiguin. Felt moderate to mild shaking. Everything is ok.
Butuan City / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : My bed was hard moving
Bayugan city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Malaybalay City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Trento / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
BUTUAN CITY / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sleeping and this earthquake woke me up. It was quick and strong.
Tayaga, Claver, Surigao del Norte / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Francisco, Agusan del Sur / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : It was very strong shaking from the ground. Felt like someone is pushing and pulling our house.
Bayugan / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Rhovie Bayugan:Everyone awake because of earthquake.
Kitcharao, Agusan Del Norte / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Malaybalay City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cantilan / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Malakas and matagal siya nawala
Lingig / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Scary
Talakag / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cagayan de Oro City / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Butuan / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cagwait Surigao Del sur / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Talacogon Agusan del Sur / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Kusog kaayu jud ay. mura mag giduyan among balay. Talacogon Area pero kusog jud kaayy siya
Butuan City, Ampayon Barangay / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking, Shook my and woke me up.
Marihatag, Surigao del Sur / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I was just sleeping and woke up with very strong earthquake.
Bislig / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Cagayan de Oro City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Iligan City / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Cugman Cagayan de Oro City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Cugman felt pretty strong rolling for quite a while
Surigao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke up due to the earth quake. Noisy kitchen wares due to shaking.
Butuan City / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Siargao / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was watching a series on my phone and the bed shoke.
Davao city / not felt : Its a huge jolting here in Davao City.
Bayugan City, Agusan Del Sur / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Butuan City / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : i am sleeping and i wike up all of a sudden because of it
Bislig city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Nabunturan, Davao de Oro / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Caraga / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Malaybalay City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cagayan De Oro / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tandag City / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Bayugan City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Tandag City / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
New Corella / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tigao, Cortes, Surigao del Sur- Philippines / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : our ceiling and walls made weird sounds then a i felt a strong shake
General Luna, Surigao del Norte / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Brgy Kuna / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Slow shake but last for a few seconds
Butuan city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Cagayan de oro / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Sto. Tomas Davao del Norte / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Tagoloan / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : It's 1:42 am!!! Thank God its only seconds....
tagum city davao del norte / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Butuan City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
(Philippines, 74 km SW of epicenter) : We were awakened by the earthquake. It was a slow horizontal movement which lasted for at least a minute. The sliding door of our bathroom was opened half because of the earthquake. We didn’t see any physical damage (so far), we will check that again tomorrow morning. (reported through EMSC)
Magugpo Poblacion (Philippines, 180 km S of epicenter) : Shaking woke me up. (reported through EMSC)
Tungao (Philippines, 81 km W of epicenter) : Big shake, woke us all up. Quite short but powerful. (reported through EMSC)
Prosperidad (Philippines, 59 km SW of epicenter) : I was just scrolling my phone 1:30 am when I felt a sudden huge quake that made my helmet fall from the top of my shelf and hit my sister making her wake up. This is my first time experiencing this magnitude in our area. (reported through EMSC)
Bato (Philippines, 241 km SW of epicenter) : Quick one (reported through EMSC)
Davao (Philippines, 232 km S of epicenter) : Made me dizzy (reported through EMSC)
(Philippines, 334 km W of epicenter) : I felt a bit of shaking. Not to serious but you could feel it. (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 233 km S of epicenter) : hope will help. (reported through EMSC)
Davao (Philippines, 232 km S of epicenter) : Felt in Davao (reported through EMSC)
Cabayangan (Philippines, 193 km S of epicenter) : Nakagising jud mi tanan (reported through EMSC)
Magugpo Poblacion (Philippines, 186 km S of epicenter) : Duyan (reported through EMSC)
Tagum (Philippines, 185 km S of epicenter) : kosog kaau (reported through EMSC)
Malaybalay (Philippines, 165 km SW of epicenter) : Woke me from sleep. The door was shaking (reported through EMSC)
Monkayo (Philippines, 139 km S of epicenter) : was awaken by the shaking... (reported through EMSC)
Butuan (Philippines, 88 km W of epicenter) : You will be awake if you are asleep (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.7 quake 7.9 km east of Tandag, Caraga, Philippines, 27 July 17:32 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (126 quakes):
  • 25 Sep 2020 16:34 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
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    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 25 Sep 2020 12:44 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 25 Sep 2020 10:45 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 Sep 2020 20:57 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (21 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 Sep 2020 19:04 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 Sep 2020 19:03 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 Sep 2020 16:42 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 Sep 2020 16:41 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    88 km (54.7 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 Sep 2020 11:38 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 Sep 2020 10:14 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 Sep 2020 10:13 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 24 Sep 2020 02:28 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    19 km (11.8 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (23 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 Sep 2020 01:05 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    28 km (17.4 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 Sep 2020 00:00 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 Sep 2020 00:00 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
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    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Sep 2020 18:45 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • Show all

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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - 7.9 km east of Tandag, Caraga, Philippines, on Monday, 27 July 2020 at 17:32 (GMT)

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