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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 43 km east of Tandag, Philippines, on Saturday, Jun 25, 2022 at 5:18 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 43 km east of Tandag, Philippines, on Saturday, Jun 25, 2022 at 5:18 am (GMT +8) Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 43 km east of Tandag, Philippines, on Saturday, Jun 25, 2022 at 5:18 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 62 km depth

24 Jun 21:35 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 17 minutes.
24 Jun 21:47: Now using data updates from USGS
Update Fri, 24 Jun 2022, 21:51

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake strikes near Tandag, Surigao del Sur, Caraga, Philippines

4.7 quake 25 Jun 5:18 am (GMT +8)
4.7 quake 25 Jun 5:18 am (GMT +8)
A magnitude 4.7 earthquake near Tandag, Surigao del Sur, Caraga, Philippines, was reported 33 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a moderately shallow depth of 61.9 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Saturday, June 25th, 2022, at 5:18 am local time. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.1. Other agencies reporting the same quake include the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake at magnitude 4.7, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) at magnitude 4.9, and the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) at magnitude 4.7.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Arrasasan (pop. 5,100) located 31 km from the epicenter, Marihatag (pop. 3,800) 36 km away, Tago (pop. 6,300) 38 km away, and Tandag (pop. 29,000) 43 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Lianga (pop. 13,600) located 65 km from the epicenter, Bah-Bah (pop. 28,600) 83 km away, San Francisco (pop. 18,500) 84 km away, Bislig City (pop. 67,600) 89 km away, and Bayugan (pop. 40,600) 92 km away.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

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Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 24, 2022 21:18:16 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Jun 25, 2022 at 5:18 am (GMT +8)
Depth61.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude8.9762°N / 126.5742°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode8.976°S / 53.426°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoPaco (135 km / 84 mi)
Nearby towns and cities31 km (19 mi) ENE of Arrasasan (pop: 5,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) ESE of Tandag (pop: 29,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
65 km (40 mi) NE of Lianga (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 13,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
83 km (52 mi) ENE of Bah-Bah (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 28,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) NE of San Francisco (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 18,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (55 mi) NNE of Bislig City (pop: 67,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
92 km (57 mi) ENE of Bayugan (pop: 40,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
873 km (542 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
204 km (127 mi) ENE of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
281 km (175 mi) SE of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 27.6°C (82 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NNE
Estimated seismic energy released7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
4.762 kmPhilippines: 031 Km N 80° E of Cagwait (Surigao Del Sur)USGS
4.910 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
4.762 kmMindanao, PhilippinesRaspberryShake
4.613 km30 Km ENE of Aras-asan, PhilippinesPHIVOLCS


Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 239 km / 148 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Davao, Philippines: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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