Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 142 km depth
14 Oct 07:25 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 11 minutes.
14 Oct 18:15: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 145.0 to 142.0 km (from 90 to 88 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.1 km (1.9 mi) towards SE.
Update Thu, 14 Oct 2021, 07:30Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake 77 km southeast of Malita, Philippines
4.9 quake 14 Oct 3:14 pm (GMT +8)
Just 16 minutes ago, a 4.9-magnitude earthquake struck near Malita, Davao Occidental, Davao, Philippines. The tremor was recorded early afternoon on Thursday, October 14th, 2021, at 3:14 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 145 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, the first seismological agency to report it.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Pondaguitan (pop. 2,100) located 43 km from the epicenter, Surup (pop. 2,100) 46 km away, Caburan (pop. 12,600) 57 km away, Talagutong (pop. 8,000) 62 km away, Malita (pop. 41,100) 77 km away, Malapatan (pop. 19,400) 95 km away, Alabel (pop. 43,300) 96 km away, and Santa Maria (pop. 16,800) 99 km away.
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