Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 86 km southeast of Caburan, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on 1 Jul 2:53 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 86 km southeast of Caburan, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on 1 Jul 2:53 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 122 km depth

30 Jun 19:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Update Wed, 30 Jun 2021, 19:06
Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake 86 km southeast of Caburan, Philippines
4.6 quake 1 Jul 2:53 am (GMT +8)
4.6 quake 1 Jul 2:53 am (GMT +8)
An intermediate magnitude 4.6 earthquake was reported early morning near Caburan, Davao Occidental, Davao, Philippines.
According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the quake hit on Thursday 1 July 2021 at 2:53 am local time at an intermediate depth of 122 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.
A second report was later issued by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, which listed it as a magnitude 4.7 earthquake.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Caburan (pop. 12,600) located 86 km from the epicenter, Culaman (pop. 3,500) 86 km away, Mangili (pop. 3,000) 87 km away, Kalian (pop. 3,500) 93 km away, Lapuan (pop. 3,800) 95 km away, and Sarangani (pop. 7,500) 99 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Jun 30, 2021 18:53:42 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 1 Jul 2:53 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 122.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.58°N / 126.34°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 5.58°S / 53.66°W
Nearest volcano: Matutum (166 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km (53 mi) ESE of Caburan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ESE of Mangili (pop: 3,020) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSE of Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SE of Lapuan (pop: 3,830) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) ENE of Sarangani (Davao del Sur) (pop: 7,510) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) ESE of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) S of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (105 mi) SE of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) SSE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) ESE of Koronadal (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.2°C (83 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from SW
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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

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4.7123 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG

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