Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Province of Davao del Sur, 27 km northwest of Panabo, Philippines, on 6 Jul 10:38 pm (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Province of Davao del Sur, 27 km northwest of Panabo, Philippines, on 6 Jul 10:38 pm (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

6 Jul 14:40 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 2 minutes.
6 Jul 14:45: Now using data updates from BMKG
6 Jul 17:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.5. Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards S.
Update Tue, 6 Jul 2021, 14:51
Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.4 just reported 28 km northwest of Panabo, Philippines
4.4 quake 6 Jul 10:38 pm (GMT +8)
4.4 quake 6 Jul 10:38 pm (GMT +8)
Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency reported a magnitude 4.4 quake in the Philippines near Panabo, Davao, only 13 minutes ago. The earthquake hit late at night on Tuesday 6 July 2021 at 10:38 pm local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. 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 the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), which listed it as a magnitude 4.0 earthquake. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.4.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Balagunan (pop. 4,500) located 1 km from the epicenter, and New Visayas (pop. 14,800) 12 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Cabayangan (pop. 16,500) located 26 km from the epicenter, Panabo (pop. 84,700) 28 km away, Magugpo Poblacion (pop. 233,300) 32 km away, New Corella (pop. 20,600) 35 km away, Davao City (pop. 1,212,500) 49 km away, and Samal (pop. 43,500) 52 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Monkayo (pop. 51,400) located 69 km from the epicenter.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Jul 6, 2021 14:38:16 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 6 Jul 10:38 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.49°N / 125.52°E (Province of Davao del Sur, Davao, Philippines)
Antipode: 7.49°S / 54.48°W
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (27 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km (0 mi) SSW of Balagunan (pop: 4,530) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) WSW of New Visayas (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) WNW of Cabayangan (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NW of Panabo (pop: 84,700) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) W of Magugpo Poblacion (pop: 233,300) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) WSW of New Corella (Davao del Norte) (pop: 20,600) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (30 mi) NNW of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) NNW of Samal (pop: 43,500) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) WSW of Monkayo (pop: 51,400) --> See nearby quakes!
933 km (580 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 25.3°C (78 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
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
4.510 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
4.410 kmMINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC
4.213 kmPhilippines: 010 Km N 65° E of Maco (Davao De Oro)PHIVOLCS
4.512 km4 Km NE of Malasila, PhilippinesUSGS

User reports for this quake (18)

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Tagum city davao del Norte / Light shaking (MMI IV) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) : The shacking was like an ocean wave rolling to the shore | One user found this interesting.  
Panabo (25.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short : like something exploded under us.  
Magugpo Poblacion, Davao, Davao (33.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Magugpo Poblacion, Davao, Davao (32.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tagum / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 1-2 s
Tagum city / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Barangay San Isidro (32.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
Davao / not felt
Tagum City / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) : sounds like there's an explosion, the floor vibrates, swinging up and down very quickly  
Mirafuentes, Tagum City / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : i thought someone swung my bed.  
Tagum City Davao Del Norte / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
tagum city / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
tagum / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Mawab / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Tagum / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Sto.Tomas, davao del norte / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : It is a very slow moving quake that could hardly felt bu those who are asleep. The water inside my water container is moving  
Matina, Davao City (48.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Nothing felt here... (reported through our app)  
Tagum / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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