Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 119 km southeast of Davao, Davao Region, Philippines, on Saturday, 22 August 2020 at 04:26 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - 119 km southeast of Davao, Davao Region, Philippines, on Saturday, 22 August 2020 at 04:26 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 60 km depth

22 Aug 04:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 172.0 to 28.0 km.
Aug 22 04:47: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 28.0 to 51.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 51.0 to 60.0 km.
Date & time: 22 Aug 2020 04:26:53 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.49°N / 126.52°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) ENE of Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) E of Nangan (pop: 3,360) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSE of Bobon (pop: 4,520) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ESE of Tibanbang (pop: 7,840) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SE of Batobato (Davao Oriental) (pop: 9,710) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SSE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SE of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) S of Manay (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) ESE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
1087 km (675 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) SE of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) ESE of Sigaboy Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
[smaller] [bigger]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

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.
M 4.660 km62 km SSE of Mati, PhilippinesEMSC
M 5.051 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
M 4.651 km39 km SE of Tamisan, PhilippinesUSGS
M 4.842 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Leave a comment if you find a particular report interesting or want to add to it.
Flag as inappropriate.
Mark as helpful or interesting.
Send your own user report!
Davao / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Heard the 'building cracking' sound, so I looked at my bottle of water and confirmed something was shaking.
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 119 km southeast of Davao, Davao Region, Philippines, on Saturday, 22 August 2020 at 04:26 (GMT)
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us - Help us upgrade our server!

We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
Our server is reaching its limits and we need financing to increase capacity in order to deal with huge activity peaks when quakes occur. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every penny counts and every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features and in upgrading our software, please make a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).

Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Additional seismic data sources
  • Improved content in English
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you! With best regards from the VolcanoDiscovery team.
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.