Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Davao Occidental, 50 km east of General Santos City, Philippines, on 25 Jun 5:06 pm (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Davao Occidental, 50 km east of General Santos City, Philippines, on 25 Jun 5:06 pm (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 53 km depth

25 Jun 09:15 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
Update Fri, 25 Jun 2021, 09:21
Magnitude 4.8 earthquake strikes near General Santos City, South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines
4.8 quake 25 Jun 5:06 pm (GMT +8)
4.8 quake 25 Jun 5:06 pm (GMT +8)
Just 15 minutes ago, a 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck near General Santos City, South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines. The tremor was recorded in the afternoon on Friday 25 June 2021 at 5:06 pm local time, at a moderately shallow depth of 53 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, the first seismological agency to report it.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Caburan (pop. 12,600) located 7 km from the epicenter, Malapatan (pop. 19,400) 33 km away, Alabel (pop. 43,300) 37 km away, Glan (pop. 24,300) 45 km away, General Santos City (pop. 679,600) 50 km away, Maluñgun (pop. 52,200) 50 km away, Malita (pop. 41,100) 52 km away, and Polomolok (pop. 64,000) 66 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Digos (pop. 116,100) located 93 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 25 Jun 2021 09:06:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 25 Jun 5:06 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 53.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.95°N / 125.59°E (Davao Occidental, Davao, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Matutum (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) WNW of Caburan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) E of Malapatan (Sarangani, Soccsksargen) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ESE of Alabel (Soccsksargen) (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ENE of Glan (Sarangani, Soccsksargen) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ESE of General Santos City (Soccsksargen) (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SE of Maluñgun (Soccsksargen) (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) S of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) ESE of Polomolok (Soccsksargen) (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSE of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) S of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 23.9°C (75 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 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
4.853 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
4.464 km13 Km SE of Caburan, PhilippinesUSGS
4.464 kmMINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC
4.473 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ

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