Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 10.7 km east of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Monday, Oct 25, 2021 9:53 am (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 10.7 km east of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Monday, Oct 25, 2021 9:53 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 Oct 02:05 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 12 minutes.
Update Mon, 25 Oct 2021, 02:09
Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.8 just reported 11 km east of Glan, Philippines
4.8 quake 25 Oct 9:53 am (GMT +8)
4.8 quake 25 Oct 9:53 am (GMT +8)
Just 15 minutes ago, a 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck near Glan, Province of Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Monday, October 25th, 2021, at 9:53 am local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.8 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 Kiupo (pop. 3,000) located 2 km from the epicenter, Sapu Padidu (pop. 9,800) 10 km away, Glan (pop. 24,300) 11 km away, and Malapatan (pop. 19,400) 16 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Alabel (pop. 43,300) located 30 km from the epicenter, General Santos City (pop. 679,600) 35 km away, Maluñgun (pop. 52,200) 50 km away, Polomolok (pop. 64,000) 51 km away, Banga (pop. 58,900) 88 km away, and Koronadal City (pop. 125,500) 90 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Oct 25, 2021 01:53:39 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Oct 25, 2021 9:53 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.83°N / 125.3°E (Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines)
Antipode: 5.83°S / 54.7°W
Nearest volcano: Parker (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (2 mi) WSW of Kiupo (pop: 2,980) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) E of Glan (Sarangani) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) S of Malapatan (Sarangani) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) S of Alabel (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (21 mi) SSE of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) S of Maluñgun (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSE of Polomolok (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SE of Surallah (South Cotabato) (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) SE of Banga (pop: 58,900) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SE of Koronadal (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.3°C (83 F), humidity: 63%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.810 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG

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