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Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 020 Km N 57° E of Malita (Davao Occidental), Philippines, on 18 October 2020 - 02:24 AM (PST)

Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 020 Km N 57° E of Malita (Davao Occidental), Philippines, on 18 October 2020 - 02:24 AM (PST) Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 020 Km N 57° E of Malita (Davao Occidental), Philippines, on 18 October 2020 - 02:24 AM (PST)

Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 12 km depth

17 Oct 18:35 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 12 minutes.
18 Oct 12:35: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 6.0 to 12.0 km (from 3.7 to 7.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8 km (5 mi) towards ESE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 17, 2020 18:24:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter18 October 2020 - 02:24 AM (PST)
Depth12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude6.51°N / 125.76°E (Philippines)
Antipode6.51°S / 54.24°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoApo (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities20 km (12 mi) ENE of Malita (pop: 41,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) E of Tubalan (pop: 4,160) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) E of Santa Maria (pop: 16,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
52 km (32 mi) ESE of Digos (pop: 116,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
59 km (37 mi) ENE of Maluñgun (pop: 52,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) S of Samal (pop: 43,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
65 km (40 mi) SSE of Central (pop: 1,212,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
71 km (44 mi) SW of Mati (pop: 105,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) NE of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 25°C (77 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NNE
Estimated seismic energy released1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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2.912 km020 Km N 57° E of Malita (Davao Occidental), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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