Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 72 km northeast of Tandag City, Philippines, on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 02:26 (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 3 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 72 km northeast of Tandag City, Philippines, on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 02:26 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 39 km depth

24 Sep 02:33 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
24 Sep 02:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0. Epicenter location corrected by 18.7 km (11.6 mi) towards E.
24 Sep 02:35: Epicenter location corrected by 2.2 km (1.4 mi) towards W.
24 Sep 07:08: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 39.0 km (from 6.2 to 24 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 7.9 km (4.9 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: Sep 24, 2020 02:26:01 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.42°N / 126.76°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 9.42°S / 53.24°W
Nearest volcano: Paco (145 km / 90 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) ENE of Cortes (pop: 3,030) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) ENE of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) ESE of Dapa (pop: 8,820) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) E of Cantilan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 9,410) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) ESE of Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) NNE of Bislig City (pop: 67,600) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) ENE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) ESE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) ENE of Libertad (pop: 250,400) --> See nearby quakes!
853 km (530 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) NE of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.8°C (84 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from SW
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.239 km72 Km ENE of Tandag, PhilippinesGFZ
5.216 km078 Km N 58° E of Bayabas (Surigao Del Sur), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
5.330 km5.2 Mindanao, PhilippinesEMSC
5.310 kmPhilippine Islands Region, PhilippinesBMKG
5.373 km74 Km ENE of Tandag, PhilippinesGeoAu
5.215 km63 Km ENE of Cortes, PhilippinesUSGS

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General Luna (87 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
pasay city / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Svitavka / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) / 10-15 s
Cortes (Philippines, 63 km W of epicenter) : Cortes, Surigao del sur 30km ne Tandag. Concrete floor entire home moving left to right like oval gyrations. House built on swamp land, no bedrock. Outside pedestrian felt it. (reported through EMSC)  
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