Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 140 km northeast of Davao City, Philippines, on Monday, 24 August 2020 at 00:24 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - 140 km northeast of Davao City, Philippines, on Monday, 24 August 2020 at 00:24 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 66 km depth

24 Aug 00:32 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Aug 24 08:04: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 66.0 km.
Date & time: 24 Aug 2020 12:24:24 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 66.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.69°N / 126.72°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) NE of Baganga (pop: 10,100)
56 km (35 mi) NNE of Manay (pop: 20,300)
70 km (43 mi) E of Compostela (pop: 42,600)
75 km (46 mi) E of Monkayo (pop: 51,400)
82 km (51 mi) ENE of San Mariano (Compostela Valley) (pop: 18,700)
99 km (61 mi) NE of Mati (pop: 105,900)
140 km (87 mi) ENE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500)
257 km (160 mi) ENE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.166 km99 km NE of Mati, PhilippinesGFZ
M 4.880 kmMindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
M 5.2123 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
M 4.918 km036 km N 77° E of Baganga (Davao Oriental) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
M 4.971 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGeoAu
M 4.855 km20 km E of Kinablangan, PhilippinesUSGS

User reports for this quake (7)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
70.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
cebu city / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
cebu city / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Dulag, Leyte / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davao City / not felt
cebu city / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Tagum City / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake 140 km northeast of Davao City, Philippines, 24 August 00:24 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (10 quakes):
  • 17 Oct 2020 09:59 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 13 Oct 2020 15:46 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 02 Oct 2020 02:32 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 29 Sep 2020 16:53 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 28 Sep 2020 00:25 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 15 Sep 2020 14:25 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 12 Sep 2020 19:09 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 09 Sep 2020 15:52 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 09 Sep 2020 13:01 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 Aug 2020 01:51 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (16 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details

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