Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 33 km southwest of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on Wednesday, Dec 30, 2020 1:05 am (GMT +8) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.2 quake Philippines Sea, 15 km southwest of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, Philippines, Dec 16, 2020 7:21 am (GMT +8), which had occurred 14 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 33 km southwest of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on Wednesday, Dec 30, 2020 1:05 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 45 km depth

29 Dec 17:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
29 Dec 17:43: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 44.0 km (from 6.2 to 27 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 44 km (27 mi) towards NNW.
29 Dec 17:45: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 44.0 to 40.0 km (from 27 to 25 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4 km (2.5 mi) towards WNW.
29 Dec 18:23: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 40.0 to 45.0 km (from 25 to 28 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.5 km (2.2 mi) towards SSE.
Date & time: Dec 29, 2020 17:05:21 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Dec 30, 2020 1:05 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.18°N / 125.27°E (Celebes Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 5.18°S / 54.73°W
Nearest volcano: Parker (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (20 mi) SW of Sarangani (Davao del Sur) (pop: 7,510) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) S of Balanganan (pop: 2,330) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) S of Pangyan (Sarangani) (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) S of Glan (Sarangani) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SSE of Maasim (pop: 5,850) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) S of Malapatan (Sarangani) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSW of Caburan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) S of Lun Pequeño (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) S of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) SSE of Koronadal City (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 28.3°C (83 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.945 kmMINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC
4.752 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
4.944 km30 Km SW of Sarangani, PhilippinesUSGS
4.331 km045 Km S 13° W of Sarangani (Davao Occidental), IndonesiaPHIVOLCS

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