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Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 18 km southwest of Kidapawan, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on 18 May 2021 - 02:40 PM (PST)

Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 18 km southwest of Kidapawan, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on 18 May 2021 - 02:40 PM (PST) Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 18 km southwest of Kidapawan, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on 18 May 2021 - 02:40 PM (PST)

Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 13 km depth

18 May 22:45 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 16 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 18, 2021 06:40:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter18 May 2021 - 02:40 PM (PST)
Depth13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude6.87°N / 125.01°E (Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines)
Antipode6.87°S / 54.99°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoApo (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities11 km (7 mi) E of Bagontapay (pop: 6,750) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) SW of Makilala (Province of Cotabato) (pop: 13,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Kidapawan (pop: 79,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) WNW of Magsaysay (Davao) (pop: 16,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) WNW of Bansalan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 21,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (21 mi) SE of Kabacan (pop: 31,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (25 mi) WNW of Digos (Davao) (pop: 116,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) ENE of Tacurong City (pop: 54,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) NNE of Koronadal (pop: 125,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
966 km (600 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 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.
2.913 kmPhilippines: 016 Km N 73° E of Tulunan (Cotabato)PHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.9, 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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