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Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 9.7 km northeast of Wao, Lanao del Sur, Mindanao Musulman, Philippines, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 7:55 am (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 9.7 km northeast of Wao, Lanao del Sur, Mindanao Musulman, Philippines, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 7:55 am (GMT +8) Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 9.7 km northeast of Wao, Lanao del Sur, Mindanao Musulman, Philippines, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 7:55 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 11 km depth

6 Dec 02:14 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 19 minutes.
10 Dec 04:46: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.3 to 10.7 km (from 6.4 to 6.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.8 km (1.1 mi) towards NNE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 5, 2022 23:55:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 7:55 am (GMT +8)
Depth10.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude7.7362°N / 124.7364°E (Philippines)
Antipode7.736°S / 55.264°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoKalatungan (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities2 km (1 mi) SW of Kalilangan (pop: 14,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
10 km (6 mi) NE of Wao (pop: 17,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) W of Maramag (Bukidnon) (pop: 33,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) W of Don Carlos (Bukidnon) (pop: 20,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) W of Quezon (pop: 27,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (27 mi) WSW of Valencia (pop: 83,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) NNE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
867 km (539 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1 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

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.
4.44 kmPhilippines: 011 Km N 21° W of Kalilangan (Bukidnon)PHIVOLCS
4.910.3 kmMindanao, PhilippinesRaspberryShake
4.610 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
4.810.7 kmMindanao, PhilippinesUSGS


Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 119 km / 74 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. Bandpass filter applied: 0.2-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (2)

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Kitaotao (62.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : I was standing near my table and I suddenly felt the ground was shaking and some movements and my glass sliding doors are all making sounds, kind of like taping the metals with each other... a few minutes before this, probably 10 mins ago. while I was sitting on the floor meditating.I also felt the floor shake around 2 sec.  
Ungka Pavia Iloilo / not felt (reported through our app)

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