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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 52 km south of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on Friday, Mar 17, 2023 at 11:38 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 52 km south of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on Friday, Mar 17, 2023 at 11:38 am (GMT +8) Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 52 km south of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on Friday, Mar 17, 2023 at 11:38 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 179 km depth

17 Mar 03:48 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 10 minutes.
17 Mar 04:20: Now using data updates from USGS

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 17, 2023 03:38:28 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Mar 17, 2023 at 11:38 am (GMT +8)
Depth178.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude4.941°N / 125.4914°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode4.941°S / 54.509°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoAwu (141 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities52 km (32 mi) S of Sarangani (Davao del Sur) (pop: 7,510) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
103 km (64 mi) SSE of Glan (Sarangani) (pop: 24,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
131 km (81 mi) S of Alabel (pop: 43,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
135 km (84 mi) SSE of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
150 km (93 mi) SSE of Polomolok (pop: 64,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
151 km (94 mi) S of Maluñgun (pop: 52,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
188 km (117 mi) SSE of Koronadal (pop: 125,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
202 km (125 mi) S of Digos (pop: 116,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 27.6°C (82 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from NE
Estimated seismic energy released3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 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.
4.5179 kmPulau-Pulau Sangihe, IndonesiaUSGS
3.4175 kmPhilippines: 029 Km S 14° W of Balut Island (Municipality Of Sarangani) (Davao Occidental)PHIVOLCS
4.5179 kmTalaud Islands, IndonesiaRaspberryShake
4.510 kmTalaud Islands, IndonesiaIRIS
4.2158 kmTalaud Islands, IndonesiaGFZ

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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