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Terremoto moderado mag. 4.8 - Sulu Sea, 60 km W of Sipalay, Philippines, domingo, 5 sep 2021 17:00 (GMT +8) -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.8 - Sulu Sea, 60 km W of Sipalay, Philippines, domingo,  5 sep 2021 17:00 (GMT +8) Terremoto moderado mag. 4.8 - Sulu Sea, 60 km W of Sipalay, Philippines, domingo,  5 sep 2021 17:00 (GMT +8)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.8 a 28 km de profundidad

5 Sep 09:10 UTC: Primero en informar: VolcanoDiscovery después de 10 minutos.
5 Sep 09:15: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: BMKG
5 Sep 14:50: Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 28.0 km (de 6.2 a 17.4 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 40 km (25 mi) al NNE.
Update Sun, 5 Sep 2021, 09:21

Moderate 4.8 quake hits near Sipalay, Negros Occidental, Western Visayas, Philippines

4.8 quake 5 Sep 5:00 pm (GMT +8)
4.8 quake 5 Sep 5:00 pm (GMT +8)
A magnitude 4.8 earthquake near Sipalay, Negros Occidental, Western Visayas, Philippines, was reported only 21 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 in the afternoon on Sunday, September 5th, 2021, at 5:00 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 United States Geological Survey, which listed it as a magnitude 4.6 earthquake. Other agencies reporting the same quake include the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) at magnitude 4.6, and the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) at magnitude 4.9.
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 Maricalom (pop. 4,500) located 76 km from the epicenter, Sipalay (pop. 24,000) 77 km away, Nabulao (pop. 7,100) 78 km away, Bacuyangan (pop. 7,500) 79 km away, Asia (pop. 23,500) 82 km away, Bulata (pop. 5,200) 83 km away, Colipapa (pop. 7,700) 86 km away, and Inayauan (pop. 10,000) 88 km away.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

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Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora5 Sep 2021 09:00:29 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentrodomingo, 5 sep 2021 17:00 (GMT +8)
Prof.28.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud9.79°N / 121.86°E (Sulu Sea, Filipinas)
Antipode9.79°S / 58.14°W
Intensidad del temblorTemblor ligero
Sentido7 informes
Fuente primaria de datosBMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercanoCuernos de Negros (91 km / 57 mi)
Lugares cercanos59 km al O de Cartagena (pop: 3,400) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
60 km al O de Sipalay (pop: 24,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
67 km al OSO de Linaon (pop: 3,670) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
69 km al ONO de Bacuyangan (Negros Occidental) (pop: 7,510) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
70 km al O de Manlucahoc (Negros Occidental) (pop: 5,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
77 km al ONO de Asia (Negros Occidental) (pop: 23,500) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
79 km al OSO de Tuyum (Negros Occidental) (pop: 11,100) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
82 km al O de Candoni (Negros Occidental) (pop: 6,190) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
92 km al OSO de Guiljungan (Negros Occidental) (pop: 14,900) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
544 km al S de Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
114 km al O de Negros Island (pop: 4,414,100) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoModerate Rain 28.9°C (84 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NW
Energía sísmica estimada liberada1 x 1012 joules (278 MWh, equivalente a 239 toneladas de 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.
4.828 kmPhilippines: Sulu SeaBMKG
4.615 kmPhilippines: 060 Km N 85° W of City Of Sipalay (Negros Occidental)PHIVOLCS
4.641 km39 Km W of Bulata, PhilippinesUSGS
4.810 kmNegros, PhilippinesGFZ


Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 509 km / 316 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. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (7)

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Bayawan City / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : At first i yhought my dog was on the back of my chair scratching his head, but i looked back he wasnt there, then i heard my sister screaming earthquakr  
San Enrique (129.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Antipolo / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Bulata / Weak shaking (MMI III) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s
Bayawan City (115.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was just playing until I felt a shake i was like "it probably just me" but then I realized  
cuayan city / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump
Sipalay Negros Occidental (69.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s : light swinging like 3-4m then pause, then a sudden bump of much higher magnitude a few seconds later  

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