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Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - 21 km west of Digos, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Saturday, Feb 20, 2021 at 4:09 am (GMT +8) -

Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - 21 km west of Digos, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Saturday, Feb 20, 2021 at 4:09 am (GMT +8) Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - 21 km west of Digos, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Saturday, Feb 20, 2021 at 4:09 am (GMT +8)

Weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 16 km depth

19 Feb 20:20 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 11 minutes.
20 Feb 09:30: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 23.0 to 16.0 km (from 14.3 to 9.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 17 km (10.6 mi) towards N.

Earthquake details

Date & timeFeb 19, 2021 20:09:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Feb 20, 2021 at 4:09 am (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.1
Depth16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude6.76°N / 125.17°E (Province of Davao del Sur, Davao, Philippines)
Antipode6.76°S / 54.83°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoMatutum (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities2 km (1 mi) WSW of Magsaysay (pop: 16,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
6 km (3 mi) WSW of Bansalan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 21,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) NW of Matanao (pop: 7,170) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) W of Digos (pop: 116,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) WNW of Guihing Proper (Davao del Sur) (pop: 12,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (15 mi) NW of Padada (Davao del Sur) (pop: 11,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) SSE of Kidapawan (Soccsksargen) (pop: 79,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) NW of Santa Maria (pop: 16,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (37 mi) SW of Central (pop: 1,212,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
985 km (612 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 21.5°C (71 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from WNW
Estimated seismic energy released2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 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
3.116 km002 Km N 79° E of Magsaysay (Davao Del Sur), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
3.123 kmMINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC

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