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Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 24 km west of Digos, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Monday, Aug 15, 2022 at 7:47 pm (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 24 km west of Digos, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Monday, Aug 15, 2022 at 7:47 pm (GMT +8) Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 24 km west of Digos, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, on Monday, Aug 15, 2022 at 7:47 pm (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 20 km depth

15 Aug 11:54 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 7 minutes.
15 Aug 12:05: Now using data updates from PHIVOLCS
15 Aug 15:40: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 36.0 to 22.0 km (from 22 to 13.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 9.5 km (5.9 mi) towards SW.
16 Aug 08:30: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 22.0 to 20.0 km (from 13.7 to 12.4 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards N.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 15, 2022 11:47:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Aug 15, 2022 at 7:47 pm (GMT +8)
Depth20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude6.7°N / 125.15°E (Philippines)
Antipode6.7°S / 54.85°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoApo (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities8 km (5 mi) SSW of Magsaysay (pop: 16,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
12 km (7 mi) SW of Bansalan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 21,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) WSW of Digos (pop: 116,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) SSE of Kidapawan (pop: 79,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) E of Buluan (pop: 28,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
49 km (30 mi) NNW of Maluñgun (pop: 52,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
66 km (41 mi) SW of Central (pop: 1,212,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
990 km (615 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 24.6°C (76 F), humidity: 91%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NW
Estimated seismic energy released8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 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.
4.120 kmPhilippines: 003 Km N 4° E of Matanao (Davao Del Sur)PHIVOLCS
4.036 kmMindanao, PhilippinesRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 63 km / 39 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 (2)

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Davao city / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s : Some people were terrified inside the mall. Most however stayed put and others ran out of the building. (reported through our app)  
Balutakay, Province of Davao del Sur, Davao (21.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex motion difficult to describe / 10-15 s : afterquake just shorter  

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