Terremoto moderado mag. 4.9 - Philippines Sea, 29 km SE of Digos, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, Wednesday, 31 Mar. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.9 - Philippines Sea, 29 km SE of Digos, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, Wednesday, 31 Mar. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.9 at 10 km depth

31 Mar 12:00 UTC: Primero en informar: BMKG después de 13 minutos.
Update Wed, 31 Mar 2021, 12:06
Moderate 4.9 quake hits near Digos, Davao del Sur, Davao, Philippines
4.9 quake 31 Mar 7:47 pm (GMT +8)
4.9 quake 31 Mar 7:47 pm (GMT +8)
A magnitude 4.9 earthquake near Digos, Davao del Sur, Davao, Philippines, was reported only 19 minutes ago by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in this part of the world. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter early evening on Wednesday 31 March 2021 at 7:47 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Tubalan (pop. 4,200) located 11 km from the epicenter, Santa Maria (pop. 16,800) 12 km away, Malita (pop. 41,100) 20 km away, and Digos (pop. 116,100) 29 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Bansalan (pop. 21,400) located 45 km from the epicenter, Maluñgun (pop. 52,200) 47 km away, Davao City (pop. 1,212,500) 54 km away, General Santos (pop. 679,600) 69 km away, Kidapawan (pop. 79,700) 71 km away, and Koronadal City (pop. 125,500) 80 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 31 Mar 2021 11:47:30 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Wednesday, 31 Mar 2021 19:47 (GMT +8)
Magnitud: 4.9
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 6.59°N / 125.57°E (Philippines Sea, Filipinas)
Volcán mas cercano: Apo (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km al N de Tubalan (pop: 4,160) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
12 km al ENE de Santa Maria (pop: 16,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
20 km al NNO de Malita (pop: 41,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
29 km al SE de Digos (pop: 116,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
45 km al ESE de Bansalan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 21,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
47 km al NE de Maluñgun (pop: 52,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
54 km al S de Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
69 km al NE de General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
71 km al SE de Kidapawan (pop: 79,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
80 km al E de Koronadal City (pop: 125,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
169 km al SSE de Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 27°C (81 F), humidity: 89%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WNW
Fuente primaria de datos: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
4.910 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG

User reports for this quake (4)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
55.5 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
55.4 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
49 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Davao City / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
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