Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 28 km south of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on Wednesday, 30 Dec 2020 12:45 am (GMT +8) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.2 quake Philippines Sea, 15 km southwest of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, Philippines, 16 Dec 2020 7:21 am (GMT +8), which had occurred 14 days earlier.
Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 28 km south of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on Wednesday, 30 Dec 2020 12:45 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 40 km depth

29 Dec 16:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
29 Dec 17:01: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 3.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 26.0 to 10.0 km (from 16.2 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 10.3 km (6.4 mi) towards NNE.
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29 Dec 18:20: Epicenter location corrected by 4.7 km (2.9 mi) towards SW.
Date & time: 29 Dec 2020 16:45:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 30 Dec 2020 12:45 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.16°N / 125.39°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Parker (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (18 mi) SSW of Sarangani (Davao del Sur) (pop: 7,510) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) S of Balanganan (pop: 2,330) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) S of Nuing (pop: 2,610) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SSE of Pangyan (Sarangani) (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SSE of Glan (Sarangani) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSW of Caburan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) S of Malapatan (Sarangani) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SSE of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) SSE of Polomolok (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SSE of Koronadal City (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 28.1°C (83 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.540 kmMINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC
4.535 km33 Km SSW of Sarangani, PhilippinesUSGS
4.326 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
4.235 km042 Km S 13° W of Sarangani (Davao Occidental), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS

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