Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 90 km south of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, on 20 Jun 9:37 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 90 km south of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, on 20 Jun 9:37 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 128 km depth

20 Jun 01:45 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
20 Jun 03:35: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 131.0 to 128.0 km (from 81 to 80 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8 km (5 mi) towards SSW.
Update Sun, 20 Jun 2021, 01:51
Moderate 4.6 quake hits near Mati, Davao Oriental, Davao, Philippines
4.6 quake 20 Jun 9:37 am (GMT +8)
4.6 quake 20 Jun 9:37 am (GMT +8)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred in the morning on Sunday 20 June 2021 at 9:37 am local time near Mati, Davao Oriental, Davao, Philippines, as reported by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency.
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at an intermediate depth of 131 km. The strength of the earthquake may have been tempered by its relative great depth below the surface, which makes it feel weaker in absolute terms. 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 European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.6 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Pondaguitan (pop. 2,100) located 25 km from the epicenter, Surup (pop. 2,100) 29 km away, Nangan (pop. 3,400) 38 km away, Ascension (pop. 2,800) 39 km away, Luzon (pop. 3,200) 44 km away, Malita (pop. 41,100) 84 km away, Mati (pop. 105,900) 84 km away, and Lupon (pop. 27,200) 85 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Jun 20, 2021 01:37:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 20 Jun 9:37 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 128.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.15°N / 126.3°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 6.15°S / 53.7°W
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (134 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) SSE of Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SSE of Nangan (pop: 3,360) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSE of Tibanbang (pop: 7,840) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ENE of Caburan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSE of San Isidro (Davao Oriental) (pop: 9,710) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ESE of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSE of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) S of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) E of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) SE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) SE of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.8°C (84 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 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
4.6128 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
4.6121 kmMINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC
4.6121 km32 Km S of Pondaguitan, PhilippinesUSGS

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