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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 35 km southeast of Manay, Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Saturday, Nov 28, 2020 at 7:30 am (GMT +8)

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 35 km southeast of Manay, Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Saturday, Nov 28, 2020 at 7:30 am (GMT +8) Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 35 km southeast of Manay, Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Saturday, Nov 28, 2020 at 7:30 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 172 km depth

27 Nov 23:40 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
Update Fri, 27 Nov 2020, 23:42
Light earthquake of magnitude 4.5 just reported 63 km east of Mati, Philippines
4.5 quake 28 Nov 7:30 am (GMT +8)
4.5 quake 28 Nov 7:30 am (GMT +8)
Just 11 minutes ago, a 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck near San Ignacio, Philippines. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Saturday 28 November 2020 at 7.30 am local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 172 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG), the first seismological agency to report it.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include San Ignacio (pop. 6,300) located 34 km from the epicenter, Manay (pop. 20,300) 35 km away, Manay (pop. 20,300) 35 km away, Jovellar (pop. 2,400) 36 km away, Jovellar (pop. 2,400) 36 km away, Tarragona (pop. 3,800) 37 km away, Mati (pop. 105,900) 63 km away, and Lupon (pop. 27,200) 86 km away.
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Earthquake data

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 27, 2020 23:30:57 UTC
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Nov 28, 2020 at 7:30 am (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.5
Depth172.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude7.01°N / 126.78°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode7.01°S / 53.22°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceBMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Nearest volcanoLeonard Range (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities34 km (21 mi) ESE of San Ignacio (Davao) (pop: 6,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) SE of Manay (Davao) (pop: 20,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) E of Lukatan (Davao Oriental) (pop: 2,560) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (26 mi) SE of Caraga (Davao) (pop: 4,410) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
52 km (33 mi) ENE of Bobon (Davao) (pop: 4,520) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) E of Mati (Davao) (pop: 105,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
67 km (42 mi) SSE of Central (Davao) (pop: 10,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (53 mi) E of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
118 km (73 mi) ESE of Magugpo Poblacion (Davao) (pop: 233,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
129 km (80 mi) E of Central (Davao) (pop: 1,212,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 28.1°C (82 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 9 m/s (17 kts) from N
Estimated seismic energy released3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.5172 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
4.5172 kmMINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC

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