Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Philippines Sea, Indonesia, 202 km southeast of General Santos, Philippines, on Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 12:19 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Philippines Sea, Indonesia, 202 km southeast of General Santos, Philippines, on Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 12:19 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 191 km depth

23 Feb 16:25 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 6 minutes.
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Date & time: 23 Feb 2021 16:19:17 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 12:19 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 191.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.43°N / 125.86°E (Philippines Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Awu (93 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
171 km (106 mi) SSE of Glan (Sarangani, Philippines) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) SSE of Alabel (Philippines) (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) SSE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) SSE of Maluñgun (Philippines) (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) SSE of Polomolok (Philippines) (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) SSE of Bañga (Philippines) (pop: 58,900) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) SSE of Koronadal City (Philippines) (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) SSE of Digos (Philippines) (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (176 mi) S of Mati (Philippines) (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) S of Davao City (Philippines) (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 28°C (82 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 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.
M 4.6191 kmTalaud Islands, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.5184 km98 Km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.2188 kmTalaud Islands, IndonesiaGFZ

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