Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 96 km northeast of Tandag City, Philippines, on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 22:21 (GMT) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.6 quake Philippines Sea, 74 km northeast of Tandag City, Philippines, September, 20 2020 22:13 GMT, which had occurred 9 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 96 km northeast of Tandag City, Philippines, on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 22:21 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

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: Sep 20, 2020 22:21:48 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.51°N / 126.96°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 9.51°S / 53.04°W
Nearest volcano: Paco (159 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) ENE of Cortes (pop: 3,030) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) ENE of Mabahin (pop: 2,330) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NE of La Paz (pop: 2,310) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) ENE of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) ESE of Union (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NE of Arrasasan (pop: 5,100) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) ENE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) ENE of Libertad (pop: 250,400) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) NE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
862 km (536 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) NE of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> See nearby quakes!
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 (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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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.
5.510 km96 Km ENE of Tandag, PhilippinesGFZ
5.340 km5.9 Mindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
5.210 kmPhilippine Islands Region, PhilippinesBMKG
5.27 km095 Km N 61° E of Bayabas (Surigao Del Sur), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
5.310 km84 Km E of Cortes, PhilippinesUSGS
5.282 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
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