Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Philippine Sea, Indonesia, 65 km southeast of Sarangani, Philippines, on Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 7:30 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Philippine Sea, Indonesia, 65 km southeast of Sarangani, Philippines, on Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 7:30 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 128 km depth

19 Oct 23:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
19 Oct 23:50: Now using data updates from BMKG
20 Oct 13:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 131.0 to 128.0 km (from 81 to 80 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards N.
Update Tue, 19 Oct 2021, 23:48
Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake 65 km southeast of Sarangani, Philippines
4.2 quake 20 Oct 7:30 am (GMT +8)
4.2 quake 20 Oct 7:30 am (GMT +8)
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake near Sarangani, Davao Occidental, Davao, Philippines, was reported only 17 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate depth of 131 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Wednesday, October 20th, 2021, at 7:30 am local time. 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.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Sarangani (pop. 7,500, 65 km away), the quake was probably not felt.

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Earthquake data

Date & time: Oct 19, 2021 23:30:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 7:30 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 128.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.03°N / 125.91°E (Philippine Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 5.03°S / 54.09°W
Nearest volcano: Awu (157 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (40 mi) SE of Sarangani (Davao del Sur, Philippines) (pop: 7,510) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SE of Nuing (Philippines) (pop: 2,610) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SE of Balanganan (Philippines) (pop: 2,330) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SE of Glan (Sarangani, Philippines) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SE of Malapatan (Sarangani, Philippines) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (85 mi) SSE of Alabel (Philippines) (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (90 mi) SE of General Santos City (Philippines) (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (97 mi) SSE of Maluñgun (Philippines) (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) SE of Polomolok (Philippines) (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) SE of Lake Sebu (Philippines) (pop: 21,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.7°C (84 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.4128 kmIndonesia: Mindanao, PhilippinesBMKG

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