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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 43 Km SE of Davao, Philippines, on 15 Oct 4:51 pm (GMT +8)

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 43 Km SE of Davao, Philippines, on 15 Oct 4:51 pm (GMT +8)
15 Oct 09:00 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 2020-10-15 08:51:44 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 15 Oct 4:51 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.79°N / 125.88°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SW of Lupon (pop: 27,200)
19 km (12 mi) SE of San Remigio (pop: 2,100)
22 km (14 mi) W of Bitaogan (pop: 2,100)
43 km (27 mi) SE of Davao (pop: 1,212,500)
161 km (100 mi) SE of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000)
166 km (103 mi) SE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 29°C (84 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from S
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-10-15 08:51:44 UTC
15 Oct 4:51 pm (GMT +8)
M 4.9 / 10 km43 Km SE of Davao, PhilippinesBMKG

User reports for this quake (4)

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Davao City (46.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 10-15 s : Rocking motion..started slowly increased rapidly then slowly disappeared (reported through our app)
53 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Davao City (44.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Davao City / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short

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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 43 Km SE of Davao, Philippines, on 15 Oct 4:51 pm (GMT +8)

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