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Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 39 km south of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on 29 April 2021 - 03:59 PM (PST)

Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 39 km south of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on 29 April 2021 - 03:59 PM (PST) Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 39 km south of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on 29 April 2021 - 03:59 PM (PST)

Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 22 km depth

29 Apr 08:20 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 21 minutes.
30 Apr 02:05: Magnitude recalculated from 2.0 to 2.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 24.0 to 22.0 km (from 14.9 to 13.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 7.8 km (4.9 mi) towards E.

Earthquake details

Date & timeApr 29, 2021 07:59:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter29 April 2021 - 03:59 PM (PST)
Depth22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude5.49°N / 125.31°E (Celebes Sea, Philippines)
Antipode5.49°S / 54.69°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoParker (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities10 km (7 mi) SSW of Balanganan (pop: 2,330) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) WNW of Sarangani (Davao del Sur) (pop: 7,510) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) SW of Nuing (pop: 2,610) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) S of Pangyan (Sarangani) (pop: 5,260) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) SSE of Glan (Sarangani) (pop: 24,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) S of Malapatan (Sarangani) (pop: 19,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) S of Alabel (pop: 43,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
71 km (44 mi) SSE of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (53 mi) SSE of Polomolok (pop: 64,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (55 mi) S of Maluñgun (pop: 52,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 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.
2.622 km015 Km N 57° W of Sarangani (Davao Occidental), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS


Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 178 km / 111 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

At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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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