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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
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.
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Davao City / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
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