Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 53 km southwest of Malisbeng, Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Friday, 11 Dec 2020 2:40 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 53 km southwest of Malisbeng, Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Friday, 11 Dec 2020 2:40 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 504 km depth

10 Dec 18:51 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
10 Dec 20:22: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 468.0 to 486.0 km (from 291 to 302 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 45 km (28 mi) towards SSE.
11 Dec 00:06: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 486.0 to 504.0 km (from 302 to 313 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 30 km (19 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: 10 Dec 2020 18:40:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 11 Dec 2020 2:40 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 504.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.69°N / 124.14°E (Celebes Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Parker (96 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) SSW of Malisbeng (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 4,450) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (34 mi) SW of Maitum (Province of Sarangani) (pop: 8,480) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) S of Palimbang (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 4,860) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WSW of Kiamba (Province of Sarangani) (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SW of Lake Sebu (pop: 21,800) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SW of Bañga (pop: 58,900) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) WSW of Polomolok (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) SW of Koronadal City (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) WSW of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SSW of Tacurong City (pop: 54,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 28.6°C (83 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from E
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.3504 kmMINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC
4.3503 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
4.1468 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
4.4518 km062 Km S 17° W of Kiamba (Sarangani), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
4.3505 km55 Km SSW of Malisbeng, PhilippinesUSGS

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