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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Philippine Sea, Indonesia, 169 km southeast of General Santos City, Philippines, on Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021 at 12:19 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Philippine Sea, Indonesia, 169 km southeast of General Santos City, Philippines, on Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021 at 12:19 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 175 km depth

23 Feb 16:35 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 16 minutes.
24 Feb 14:05: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 4.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 159.0 to 175.0 km (from 99 to 109 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 26 km (16 mi) towards NNW.
Date & time: Feb 23, 2021 16:19:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021 at 12:19 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 175.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.73°N / 125.8°E (Philippine Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 4.73°S / 54.2°W
Nearest volcano: Awu (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
84 km (52 mi) SSE of Sarangani (Davao del Sur, Philippines) (pop: 7,510) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SSE of Glan (Sarangani, Philippines) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) SSE of Malapatan (Sarangani, Philippines) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SSE of Alabel (Philippines) (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) SSE of General Santos City (Philippines) (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) SSE of Maluñgun (Philippines) (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) SSE of Polomolok (Philippines) (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) S of Malita (Philippines) (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) SSE of Banga (Philippines) (pop: 58,900) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) SSE of Koronadal (Philippines) (pop: 125,500) --> 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 NE
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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4.2175 km086 Km S 29° E of Sarangani (Davao Occidental), IndonesiaPHIVOLCS

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