Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Philippines Sea, Indonesia, 203 km southeast of General Santos, Philippines, on Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 10:32 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Philippines Sea, Indonesia, 203 km southeast of General Santos, Philippines, on Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 10:32 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 71 km depth

27 Feb 02:40 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 7 minutes.
27 Feb 02:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 71.0 km (from 6.2 to 44 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 7.5 km (4.6 mi) towards NNW.
Date & time: 27 Feb 2021 02:32:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 10:32 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 71.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.73°N / 126.37°E (Philippines Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Awu (149 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
178 km (110 mi) SE of Glan (Sarangani, Philippines) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) SE of Alabel (Philippines) (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) SE of General Santos City (Philippines) (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (128 mi) SSE of Malita (Philippines) (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) SE of Maluñgun (Philippines) (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) SE of Polomolok (Philippines) (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) S of Mati (Philippines) (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) SSE of Digos (Philippines) (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) SE of Koronadal City (Philippines) (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (170 mi) SSE of Davao City (Philippines) (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 27.9°C (82 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from NE
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.871 kmTalaud Islands, IndonesiaBMKG
4.592 km111 Km SE of Sarangani, Philippines, IndonesiaUSGS
4.593 kmTalaud Islands, IndonesiaGFZ

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