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Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 20 km southeast of Compostela, Davao Region, Philippines, on Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 at 7:12 pm (GMT +8)

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 20 km southeast of Compostela, Davao Region, Philippines, on Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 at 7:12 pm (GMT +8) Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 20 km southeast of Compostela, Davao Region, Philippines, on Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 at 7:12 pm (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 5 km depth

21 Nov 11:30 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 18 minutes.
22 Nov 02:10: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 4.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 4.0 to 5.0 km (from 2.5 to 3.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8 km (5 mi) towards WNW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 21, 2020 11:12:00 UTC
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Nov 21, 2020 at 7:12 pm (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4
Depth5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude7.52°N / 126.18°E (Davao de Oro, Davao, Philippines)
Antipode7.52°S / 53.82°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoLeonard Range (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities11 km (7 mi) SSE of Bantacan (Davao de Oro) (pop: 3,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) SSE of Compostela (pop: 42,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) E of San Mariano (Compostela Valley) (pop: 18,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (16 mi) ESE of Nabunturan (Davao de Oro) (pop: 16,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) SSE of Monkayo (pop: 51,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) E of New Corella (Davao del Norte) (pop: 20,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) ENE of Magugpo Poblacion (pop: 233,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) N of Mati (pop: 105,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
80 km (50 mi) NE of Central (pop: 1,212,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
971 km (603 mi) SE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 17.3°C (63 F), humidity: 98%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from ESE
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.05 km006 Km S 57° E of New Bataan (Davao De Oro), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
3.84 kmMINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC

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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Brgy Poblacion,New Bataan,Davao de Oro / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
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