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Mag. 1.8 quake - Celebes Sea, 15 km south of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Tuesday, Nov 28, 2023, at 06:40 pm (Manila time) -

A light magnitude 1.8 earthquake occurred under the sea near the coast of Soccsksargen,  Philippines, in the late afternoon of Tuesday, Nov 28, 2023 at 6.40 pm local time (Asia/Manila GMT +8). The quake had a very shallow depth of 27 km (17 mi) and was too small to be felt by people.

Mag. 1.8 quake - Celebes Sea, 15 km south of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Tuesday, Nov 28, 2023, at 06:40 pm (Manila time) Mag. 1.8 quake - Celebes Sea, 15 km south of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Tuesday, Nov 28, 2023, at 06:40 pm (Manila time)

Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 27 km depth

28 Nov 10:50 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 11 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 28, 2023 10:40:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Nov 28, 2023, at 06:40 pm (Asia/Manila GMT +8)
StatusPreliminary (automatic detection)
Magnitude1.8
Depth27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude5.69°N / 125.17°E Province of Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines
Seismic antipode5.69°S / 54.83°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoParker (56 km / 35 mi)
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 28.2°C (83 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NE
Estimated seismic energy released3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Nearby places

The closest larger town near the epicenter is Baliton, a town with 5,800 inhabitants in the Philippines, in 9.5 km (5.9 mi) distance to the northeast, but it is unlikely that the quake was felt there.
Distance Place Max. shaking intensity(*) Region Country
9 km (6 mi)
NE of epicenter
Baliton
(pop: 5,810)
I: Not felt
Sarangani, Soccsksargen
15 km (10 mi)
N of epicenter
Glan
(pop: 24,300)
I: Not felt
Sarangani, Soccsksargen
24 km (15 mi)
NE of epicenter
Kiupo
(pop: 2,980)
: Not felt
Sarangani, Soccsksargen
24 km (15 mi)
SE of epicenter
Balanganan
(pop: 2,330)
: Not felt
Davao Occidental, Davao
24 km (15 mi)
NW of epicenter
Tinoto
(pop: 3,720)
: Not felt
Sarangani, Soccsksargen
30 km (19 mi)
E of epicenter
Nuing
(pop: 2,610)
: Not felt
Davao Occidental, Davao
31 km (19 mi)
NW of epicenter
Daliao
(pop: 2,340)
: Not felt
Sarangani, Soccsksargen
34 km (21 mi)
NE of epicenter
Malapatan
(pop: 19,400)
: Not felt
Sarangani, Soccsksargen
41 km (25 mi)
N of epicenter
Lun Pequeño
(pop: 11,500)
: Not felt
Sarangani, Soccsksargen
44 km (27 mi)
NW of epicenter
Katubao
(pop: 4,180)
: Not felt
Sarangani, Soccsksargen
46 km (28 mi)
SE of epicenter
Sarangani
(pop: 7,510)
: Not felt
Davao Occidental, Davao
47 km (29 mi)
N of epicenter
General Santos City
(pop: 679,600)
: Not felt
Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen
48 km (30 mi)
NE of epicenter
Suyan
(pop: 7,230)
: Not felt
Sarangani, Soccsksargen
48 km (30 mi)
N of epicenter
Alabel
(pop: 43,300)
: Not felt
Sarangani, Soccsksargen
48 km (30 mi)
N of epicenter
Buayan
(pop: 14,600)
: Not felt
Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen
55 km (34 mi)
NW of epicenter
Maan
(pop: 3,450)
: Not felt
Sarangani, Soccsksargen
57 km (35 mi)
N of epicenter
Conel
(pop: 8,520)
: Not felt
Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen
58 km (36 mi)
NE of epicenter
Caburan
(pop: 12,600)
: Not felt
Davao Occidental, Davao
60 km (37 mi)
N of epicenter
Polomolok
(pop: 64,000)
: Not felt
Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen
67 km (41 mi)
N of epicenter
Maluñgun
(pop: 52,200)
: Not felt
Sarangani, Soccsksargen
67 km (41 mi)
NE of epicenter
Mangili
(pop: 3,020)
: Not felt
Davao Occidental, Davao
69 km (43 mi)
NW of epicenter
Kiamba
(pop: 11,000)
: Not felt
Sarangani, Soccsksargen
70 km (43 mi)
N of epicenter
Malandag
(pop: 12,900)
: Not felt
Sarangani, Soccsksargen
76 km (47 mi)
N of epicenter
Tupi
(pop: 16,500)
: Not felt
Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen
77 km (48 mi)
NE of epicenter
Lapuan
(pop: 3,830)
: Not felt
Davao Occidental, Davao
78 km (49 mi)
NW of epicenter
Lake Sebu
(pop: 21,800)
: Not felt
Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen
79 km (49 mi)
NW of epicenter
Lambontong
(pop: 4,340)
: Not felt
Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen
82 km (51 mi)
NE of epicenter
Kinangan
(pop: 4,560)
: Not felt
Davao Occidental, Davao
84 km (52 mi)
NW of epicenter
Maitum
(pop: 8,480)
: Not felt
Sarangani, Soccsksargen
84 km (52 mi)
NE of epicenter
Talagutong
(pop: 7,980)
: Not felt
Davao Occidental, Davao
90 km (56 mi)
NW of epicenter
Surallah
(pop: 31,100)
: Not felt
Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen
92 km (57 mi)
NW of epicenter
Banga
(pop: 58,900)
: Not felt
Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen
93 km (58 mi)
N of epicenter
Lambayong
(pop: 11,000)
: Not felt
Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen
94 km (58 mi)
NW of epicenter
Mindupok
(pop: 3,440)
: Not felt
Sarangani, Soccsksargen
94 km (59 mi)
NE of epicenter
Malita
(pop: 41,100)
: Not felt
Davao Occidental, Davao
97 km (60 mi)
N of epicenter
Koronadal
(pop: 125,500)
: Not felt
Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen
98 km (61 mi)
NE of epicenter
Buhangin
(pop: 4,390)
: Not felt
Davao Occidental, Davao
102 km (63 mi)
N of epicenter
Santa Maria
(pop: 16,800)
: Not felt
Davao Occidental, Davao
108 km (67 mi)
NW of epicenter
Norala
(pop: 12,800)
: Not felt
Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen
116 km (72 mi)
NW of epicenter
Kapaya
(pop: 4,200)
: Not felt
Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen
Notes:
(*) Shaking intensity according to the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale (MMI) and estimated using seismic models.

User-reports for this quake

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Data for the same earthquake as reported by different agencies

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.
Mag Depth Time GMT
2023-11-28
Epicenter Agency
1.8 27 km
17 mi
10:40:00 015 Km S 13° W of Glan (Sarangani) PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)

Seismograms

Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 160 km / 99 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: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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