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Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 7.4 km northwest of Wao, Lanao del Sur, Mindanao Musulman, Philippines, on Monday, December 5, 2022 at 23:39 GMT -

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 7.4 km northwest of Wao, Lanao del Sur, Mindanao Musulman, Philippines, on Monday, December 5, 2022 at 23:39 GMT Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 7.4 km northwest of Wao, Lanao del Sur, Mindanao Musulman, Philippines, on Monday, December 5, 2022 at 23:39 GMT

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 9 km depth

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 5, 2022 23:39:41 UTC -
Local time at epicenter
Depth8.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude7.7439°N / 124.6387°E (Philippines)
Antipode7.744°S / 55.361°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt5 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoRagang (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities7 km (5 mi) NNW of Wao (pop: 17,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) W of Maramag (Bukidnon) (pop: 33,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (25 mi) W of Don Carlos (Bukidnon) (pop: 20,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
49 km (30 mi) SE of Marawi City (pop: 143,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) WSW of Valencia (pop: 83,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (39 mi) SSE of Iligan City (pop: 312,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
64 km (40 mi) NNE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
861 km (535 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 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.
4.23 kmPhilippines: 011 Km N 12° W of Kalilangan (Bukidnon)PHIVOLCS
4.710 kmMindanao, PhilippinesRaspberryShake
4.68.6 km7 Km NNW of Wao, PhilippinesUSGS


Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 128 km / 80 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 (5)

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Bumbaran, lanao del sur (8.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Tv was shaking and other things too.  
BUMBARAN / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s : Ground shaking 4.4  
Adventist medical center Valencia / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
Cagayan de Oro City / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Cagayan de Oro city / Very weak shaking (MMI II)

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