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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Philippine Sea, Indonesia, on Sunday, Sep 25, 2022 at 7:16 pm (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Philippine Sea, Indonesia, on Sunday, Sep 25, 2022 at 7:16 pm (GMT +8) Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Philippine Sea, Indonesia, on Sunday, Sep 25, 2022 at 7:16 pm (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 113 km depth

25 Sep 11:23 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
25 Sep 11:25: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 140.0 to 142.0 km (from 87 to 88 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.3 km (2.1 mi) towards N.
25 Sep 11:37: Now using data updates from USGS
25 Sep 11:38: Now using data updates from BMKG

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 25, 2022 11:16:33 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Sep 25, 2022 at 7:16 pm (GMT +8)
Depth113.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude4.33°N / 126.14°E (Philippine Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode4.33°S / 53.86°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceBMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Nearest volcanoAwu (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities196 km (122 mi) SSE of Glan (Sarangani, Philippines) (pop: 24,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
225 km (140 mi) SSE of General Santos City (Philippines) (pop: 679,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
281 km (175 mi) SSE of Koronadal (Philippines) (pop: 125,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
283 km (176 mi) SSE of Digos (Philippines) (pop: 116,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
337 km (209 mi) NNE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
348 km (216 mi) NNE of Manado (pop: 451,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
417 km (259 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
430 km (267 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 29.4°C (85 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from SW
Estimated seismic energy released1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) | 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.
5.5113 kmIndonesia: 138 Km SSE of Sarangani, PhilippinesBMKG
5.1135 kmTalaud Islands, IndonesiaRaspberryShake
5.0133 kmIndonesia: Near DavaoRENASS
5.1137 kmIndonesia: 132 Km S 30° E of Sarangani (Davao Occidental)PHIVOLCS
5.2142 kmTalaud Islands, IndonesiaGFZ
5.1135 kmIndonesia: Di Laut 70 Km Barat Laut MelonguaneUSGS
5.110 kmTalaud Islands, IndonesiaIRIS
5.2137 kmTalaud Islands, IndonesiaGeoAu


Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 311 km / 193 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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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (7 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Nov 20, 2022 16:42
8 days ago

25 km
Philippine Sea, Indonesia, 209 km SE of General Santos City, PhilippinesMore
Nov 13, 2022 13:45
2 weeks ago

562 km
Philippine Sea, Indonesia, 210 km SE of Glan, PhilippinesMore
Nov 12, 2022 06:43
2 weeks ago

175 km
Philippine Sea, Indonesia, 160 km SE of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Nov 5, 2022 07:42
3 weeks ago

85 km
Philippine Sea, IndonesiaMore
Oct 22, 2022 22:11
5 weeks ago

1 km
Philippine Sea, Indonesia, 201 km SE of Glan, PhilippinesMore
Oct 5, 2022 17:45
8 weeks ago

70 km
Philippine Sea, Indonesia, 208 km SE of General Santos City, PhilippinesMore
Sep 26, 2022 02:53
9 weeks ago

60 km
Philippine Sea, Indonesia, 146 km SE of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore

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