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Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 23 km west of Digos, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021 at 10:09 am (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 23 km west of Digos, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021 at 10:09 am (GMT +8) Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 23 km west of Digos, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021 at 10:09 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 17 km depth

24 Feb 02:25 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 16 minutes.
24 Feb 12:25: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 4.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 24.0 to 17.0 km (from 14.9 to 10.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.5 km (1.5 mi) towards ENE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeFeb 24, 2021 02:09:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Feb 24, 2021 at 10:09 am (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.1
Depth17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude6.69°N / 125.16°E (Province of Davao del Sur, Davao, Philippines)
Antipode6.69°S / 54.84°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt6 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoMatutum (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities9 km (6 mi) SSW of Magsaysay (pop: 16,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
12 km (8 mi) SSW of Bansalan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 21,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) WSW of Digos (pop: 116,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (23 mi) SSE of Kidapawan (Soccsksargen) (pop: 79,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (23 mi) WNW of Santa Maria (pop: 16,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) E of Buluan (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 28,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) NNW of Maluñgun (Soccsksargen) (pop: 52,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
64 km (40 mi) N of General Santos City (Soccsksargen) (pop: 679,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
66 km (41 mi) SW of Central (pop: 1,212,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
991 km (616 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 30°C (86 F), humidity: 66%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNE
Estimated seismic energy released8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 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
4.117 km007 Km S 05° E of Magsaysay (Davao Del Sur), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
3.824 kmMINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC

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Bangkas Heights, Toril / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short : A short small vertical bump , duration of a less than a second, then very very weak, almost unfelt, lateral shake  
Davao City (60.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Davao City (66.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Davao City (60.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Davao del sur / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : I was sleeping  
Davao City / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
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