Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 76 km northeast of Surigao City, Philippines, on Sunday, Jun 6, 2021 5:27 pm (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 76 km northeast of Surigao City, Philippines, on Sunday, Jun 6, 2021 5:27 pm (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 80 km depth

6 Jun 09:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
6 Jun 09:44: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 4.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 11.0 to 72.0 km (from 6.8 to 45 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 24 km (15 mi) towards SW.
6 Jun 10:30: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 72.0 to 80.0 km (from 45 to 50 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.5 km (3.4 mi) towards NE.
6 Jun 10:46: Epicenter location corrected by 17 km (10.6 mi) towards WSW.
Update Sun, 6 Jun 2021, 09:45
Moderate 4.5 quake hits near Surigao City, Surigao del Norte, Caraga, Philippines
4.5 quake 6 Jun 5:27 pm (GMT +8)
4.5 quake 6 Jun 5:27 pm (GMT +8)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred only 17 minutes ago 88 km northeast of Surigao City, Philippines, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
The quake hit at an intermediate depth of 72 km beneath the epicenter near Surigao City, Surigao del Norte, Caraga, Philippines, in the afternoon on Sunday 6 June 2021 at 5:27 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the United States Geological Survey which listed the quake at magnitude 4.5 as well. A third agency, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), reported the same quake at magnitude 3.5.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Santa Monica (pop. 2,300) located 23 km from the epicenter, San Benito (pop. 2,300) 30 km away, Pilar (pop. 2,400) 33 km away, Libas (pop. 3,400) 38 km away, Del Carmen (pop. 4,300) 40 km away, Dapa (pop. 8,800) 46 km away, Socorro (pop. 9,700) 64 km away, and Surigao City (pop. 87,800) 88 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Jun 6, 2021 09:27:59 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Jun 6, 2021 5:27 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 80.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.13°N / 126.1°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 10.13°S / 53.9°W
Nearest volcano: Paco (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) NNE of Santa Monica (pop: 2,280) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) N of Pilar (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NNE of Del Carmen (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) N of Dapa (pop: 8,820) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) ENE of Cagdianao (pop: 2,680) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NNE of Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) ESE of Loreto (Dinagat Islands) (pop: 5,400) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) ENE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) NNE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
746 km (464 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) ESE of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 28.5°C (83 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.580 kmPhilippines: PHILIPPINE ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
3.711 kmPhilippines: 056 Km N 47° E of Burgos (Surigao Del Norte)PHIVOLCS
4.572 km23 Km NE of Santa Monica, PhilippinesUSGS
4.575 kmPhilippines: Philippine Islands RegionGFZ

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