Terremoto moderado mag. 4.8 - Philippine Sea, 84 km SSE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, 6 May 9:16 pm (GMT +8) -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.8 - Philippine Sea, 84 km SSE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, 6 May 9:16 pm (GMT +8)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.8 at 10 km depth

6 May 13:25 UTC: Primero en informar: BMKG después de 8 minutos.
Update Thu, 6 May 2021, 13:30
Moderate 4.8 quake hits near Mati, Davao Oriental, Davao, Philippines
4.8 quake 6 May 9:16 pm (GMT +8)
4.8 quake 6 May 9:16 pm (GMT +8)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred only 13 minutes ago 84 km southeast of Mati, Philippines, Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Mati, Davao Oriental, Davao, Philippines, in the evening on Thursday 6 May 2021 at 9:16 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.8 earthquake as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Pondaguitan (pop. 2,100) located 36 km from the epicenter, Surup (pop. 2,100) 40 km away, Nangan (pop. 3,400) 46 km away, Ascension (pop. 2,800) 48 km away, Tibanbang (pop. 7,800) 59 km away, Mati (pop. 105,900) 84 km away, and Lupon (pop. 27,200) 89 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Malita (pop. 41,100) located 98 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data

Fecha & hora: 6 May 2021 13:16:56 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 6 May 9:16 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitud: 4.8
Prof.: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 6.25°N / 126.48°E (Philippine Sea, Filipinas)
Antipode: 6.25°S / 53.52°W
Volcán mas cercano: Leonard Range (135 km / 84 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km al ESE de Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
46 km al ESE de Nangan (pop: 3,360) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
59 km al SE de Tibanbang (pop: 7,840) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
77 km al SE de San Isidro (Davao Oriental) (pop: 9,710) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
84 km al SSE de Mati (pop: 105,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
89 km al SE de Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
98 km al E de Malita (pop: 41,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
100 km al ENE de Caburan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 12,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
133 km al SE de Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
145 km al E de General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
254 km al SE de Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.1°C (83 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 9 m/s (17 kts) from NE
Fuente primaria de datos: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Energía liberada estimada: 1 x 1012 joules (278 MWh, equivalente a 239 toneladas de TNT) Más 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.
4.810 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
4.559 km92 Km E of Sarangani, PhilippinesUSGS
4.553 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
kidapawan city (178 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s
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