Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 20 km southwest of Maramag, Province of Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, Philippines, on 12 Jul 7:25 pm (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 20 km southwest of Maramag, Province of Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, Philippines, on 12 Jul 7:25 pm (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 4 km depth

12 Jul 11:41 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Update Mon, 12 Jul 2021, 11:48
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Maramag, Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, Philippines
4.2 quake 12 Jul 7:25 pm (GMT +8)
4.2 quake 12 Jul 7:25 pm (GMT +8)
A very shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported early evening near Maramag, Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, Philippines.
According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the quake hit on Monday 12 July 2021 at 7:25 pm local time at a very shallow depth of 4 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. 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 Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.2 as well.
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 Osias (pop. 3,200) located 9 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Don Carlos (pop. 20,500) located 17 km from the epicenter, Maramag (pop. 33,800) 20 km away, Wao (pop. 17,800) 20 km away, Quezon (pop. 27,200) 28 km away, Dologon (pop. 15,100) 29 km away, and Valencia (pop. 83,600) 38 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Malaybalay City (pop. 61,500) located 62 km from the epicenter, and Budta (pop. 1,273,700) 69 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Jul 12, 2021 11:25:42 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 12 Jul 7:25 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.67°N / 124.85°E (Province of Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, Philippines)
Antipode: 7.67°S / 55.15°W
Nearest volcano: Kalatungan (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) NNE of Osias (Soccsksargen) (pop: 3,230) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) W of Don Carlos (Bukidnon) (pop: 20,500) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) WSW of Maramag (Bukidnon) (pop: 33,800) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) E of Wao (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) WSW of Quezon (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SW of Dologon (Bukidnon) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SW of NIA Valencia (pop: 83,600) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SSW of Malaybalay City (pop: 61,500) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NE of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
879 km (546 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 23.2°C (74 F), humidity: 93%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 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
4.24 kmMINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC
4.33 kmPhilippines: 011 Km N 29° W of Kadingilan (Bukidnon)PHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Cagayan De Oro City (92.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating
Davao (104.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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