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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Philippine Sea, Philippines, on Tuesday, Jan 18, 2022 at 11:20 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Philippine Sea, Philippines, on Tuesday, Jan 18, 2022 at 11:20 am (GMT +8) Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Philippine Sea, Philippines, on Tuesday, Jan 18, 2022 at 11:20 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 103 km depth

18 Jan 03:35 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 15 minutes.
18 Jan 03:48: Now using data updates from USGS
21 Jan 02:12: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 102.5 to 103.1 km (from 64 to 64 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.4 km (0.9 mi) towards W.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 18, 2022 03:20:29 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Jan 18, 2022 at 11:20 am (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.5
Depth103.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude6.0273°N / 126.3354°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode6.027°S / 53.665°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoMatutum (145 km / 90 mi)
Nearby towns and cities41 km (25 mi) SSE of Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
55 km (34 mi) SSE of Nangan (pop: 3,360) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
72 km (45 mi) SSE of Tibanbang (pop: 7,840) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (48 mi) E of Caburan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 12,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
91 km (56 mi) ESE of Malita (pop: 41,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
104 km (65 mi) S of Mati (pop: 105,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
120 km (74 mi) ESE of Maluñgun (pop: 52,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
129 km (80 mi) E of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
135 km (84 mi) SE of Digos (pop: 116,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
141 km (88 mi) SE of Central (pop: 1,212,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 27°C (81 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 9 m/s (17 kts) from NNE
Estimated seismic energy released3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.5103 km40 Km SSE of Pondaguitan, PhilippinesUSGS
4.5103 kmMINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC
4.382 km41 Km SSE of Pondaguitan, PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
4.8108 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
4.8108 kmMindanao, PhilippinesRaspberryShake

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