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Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 17 km east of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on 27 April 2021 - 07:46 PM (PST)

Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 17 km east of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on 27 April 2021 - 07:46 PM (PST) Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 17 km east of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on 27 April 2021 - 07:46 PM (PST)

Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 102 km depth

27 Apr 12:05 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 19 minutes.
28 Apr 09:30: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 3.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 109.0 to 102.0 km (from 68 to 63 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 12 km (7.6 mi) towards S.

Earthquake details

Date & timeApr 27, 2021 11:46:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter27 April 2021 - 07:46 PM (PST)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.2
Depth102.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude5.37°N / 125.61°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode5.37°S / 54.39°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoParker (105 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities17 km (10 mi) ESE of Sarangani (Davao del Sur) (pop: 7,510) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) SE of Nuing (pop: 2,610) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (23 mi) SE of Balanganan (pop: 2,330) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
52 km (32 mi) SE of Pangyan (Sarangani) (pop: 5,260) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
61 km (38 mi) S of Caburan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 12,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) SE of Glan (Sarangani) (pop: 24,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (47 mi) SSE of Malapatan (Sarangani) (pop: 19,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (55 mi) SSE of Alabel (pop: 43,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
96 km (60 mi) SSE of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
112 km (70 mi) SSE of Polomolok (pop: 64,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.2102 km021 Km S 77° E of Sarangani (Davao Occidental), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
3.0109 kmMINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC

Seismograms

Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 189 km / 117 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Davao, Philippines: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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