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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 96 Km ENE of Tandag, Philippines, on Sunday, 20 September 2020 at 22:21 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.6 quake 57 km ENE of La Paz, Philippines, 2020-09-20 22:13 UTC, which had occurred 9 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - 96 Km ENE of Tandag, Philippines, on Sunday, 20 September 2020 at 22:21 (GMT)
20 Sep 22:31 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
20 Sep 22:35: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.5. Epicenter location corrected by 17.8 km (11.1 mi) towards N.
Date & time: 2020-09-20 10:21:48 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.51°N / 126.96°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (159 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) NE of Cortes (pop: 3,000)
89 km (55 mi) NE of Burgos (pop: 3,500)
92 km (57 mi) NE of Tigao (pop: 2,100)
164 km (102 mi) E of Surigao (pop: 87,800)
168 km (104 mi) NE of Butuan (pop: 309,700)
172 km (107 mi) NE of Libertad (pop: 250,400)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.9°C (84 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 7 km/h (4 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [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.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-09-20 22:21:48 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km96 Km ENE of Tandag, PhilippinesGFZ
2020-09-20 22:21:52 UTCM 5.3 / 40 km5.9 Mindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
2020-09-20 22:21:49 UTCM 5.2 / 10 kmPhilippine Islands Region, PhilippinesBMKG
2020-09-20 22:21:00 UTC
21 September 2020 - 06:21 AM (PST)
M 5.2 / 7 km095 Km N 61° E of Bayabas (Surigao Del Sur), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
2020-09-20 22:21:48 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km84 Km E of Cortes, PhilippinesUSGS
2020-09-20 22:21:57 UTCM 5.2 / 82 km81 Km ENE of Tandag, PhilippinesGeoAu

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Davao City / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 96 Km ENE of Tandag, Philippines, on Sunday, 20 September 2020 at 22:21 (GMT)

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