Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 7.4 km northeast of Dapa, Surigao del Norte, Caraga, Philippines, on 13 Oct 3:21 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 7.4 km northeast of Dapa, Surigao del Norte, Caraga, Philippines, on 13 Oct 3:21 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 88 km depth

12 Oct 19:33 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
12 Oct 19:51: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 70.0 km (from 6.2 to 43 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 34 km (21 mi) towards SW.
12 Oct 20:43: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 70.0 to 88.0 km (from 43 to 55 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 10.5 km (6.5 mi) towards SSW.
Date & time: Oct 12, 2020 19:21:40 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 13 Oct 3:21 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 88.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.82°N / 126.08°E (Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, Philippines)
Antipode: 9.82°S / 53.92°W
Nearest volcano: Paco (105 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SSW of Pilar (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (5 mi) NNE of Dapa (pop: 8,820) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) ESE of Del Carmen, Surigao del Norte (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) NNE of Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) E of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) N of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NE of Cabadbaran (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NNE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) NE of Cagayan de Oro (Northern Mindanao) (pop: 445,100) --> See nearby quakes!
768 km (477 mi) SE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) SE of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) NNE 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: 76%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from N
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.888 km25 Km NNE of Socorro, PhilippinesGFZ
5.1100 km42 Km ENE of Placer, PhilippinesEMSC
4.791 km49 Km ENE of Placer, PhilippinesGeoAu
5.055 km021 Km N 76° E of Dapa (Surigao Del Norte), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
4.892 km4 Km WNW of Dapa, PhilippinesUSGS
4.962 kmPhilippine Islands Region, PhilippinesBMKG

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Union, Surigao del Norte, Caraga (9.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : The motherf* woke us up and it dog came to seek refuge (reported through our app)  
Union, Surigao del Norte, Caraga (8.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Surigao City, Caraga (65.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short (reported through our app)
Surigao City / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 20-30 s
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