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Terremoto leve mag. 4.9 - Philippine Sea, 44 km ESE of Surigao City, Philippines, miércoles, 17 ago 2022 17:35 (GMT +8) -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.9 - Philippine Sea, 44 km ESE of Surigao City, Philippines, miércoles, 17 ago 2022 17:35 (GMT +8) Terremoto leve mag. 4.9 - Philippine Sea, 44 km ESE of Surigao City, Philippines, miércoles, 17 ago 2022 17:35 (GMT +8)

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.9 a 127 km de profundidad

17 Aug 09:42 UTC: Primero en informar: VolcanoDiscovery después de 7 minutos.
17 Aug 09:45: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: PHIVOLCS
17 Aug 09:51: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: USGS
Update Wed, 17 Aug 2022, 09:51

Moderate yet deep magnitude 5.1 earthquake 85 km northeast of Butuan, Philippines

5.1 quake 17 Aug 5:35 pm (GMT +8)
5.1 quake 17 Aug 5:35 pm (GMT +8)
An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred in the afternoon on Wednesday, August 17th, 2022, at 5:35 pm local time near Butuan, Agusan del Norte, Caraga, Philippines, as reported by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at an intermediate depth of 129 km. The strength of the earthquake may have been tempered by its relative great depth below the surface, which makes it feel weaker in absolute terms. 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 France's Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS), which listed it as a magnitude 5.3 earthquake.
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 Socorro (pop. 9,700) located 3 km from the epicenter, and Surigao City (pop. 87,800) 54 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Tandag (pop. 29,000) located 64 km from the epicenter, Cabadbaran (pop. 31,100) 70 km away, Butuan (pop. 309,700) 85 km away, Libertad (pop. 250,400) 88 km away, Buenavista (pop. 18,700) 91 km away, and Bayugan (pop. 40,600) 96 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 hora17 Aug 2022 09:35:14 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentromiércoles, 17 ago 2022 17:35 (GMT +8)
Prof.127.2 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud9.6623°N / 125.8786°E (Philippine Sea, Filipinas)
Antipode9.662°S / 54.121°W
Intensidad del temblorTemblor débil
Sentido2 informes
Fuente primaria de datosUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Volcán mas cercanoPaco (40 km / 25 mi)
Lugares cercanos11 km al ONO de Socorro (pop: 9,740) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
44 km al ESE de Surigao City (pop: 87,800) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
71 km al NNE de Cabadbaran (pop: 31,100) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
74 km al NNO de Tandag (pop: 29,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
87 km al NNE de Butuan (pop: 309,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
90 km al NNE de Libertad (pop: 250,400) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
92 km al NE de Buenavista (pop: 18,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
765 km al SE de Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
173 km al SE de Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
209 km al NNE de Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoOvercast Clouds 25.9°C (79 F), humidity: 85%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NW
Energía sísmica estimada liberada1.4 x 1012 joules (392 MWh, equivalente a 338 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.
4.9127 kmPhilippines: 002 Km S 41° W of Socorro (Surigao Del Norte)USGS
5.310 kmPhilippines: Near DavaoRENASS
5.0131 km10 Km WNW of Socorro, PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
4.9127 kmMindanao, PhilippinesRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 290 km / 180 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 (2)

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Butuan City (87.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : I was in a car during a stop light, the shaking is a bit magnified. I noticed the wires above didn't swing as much. (reported through our app)  
Butuan City (87.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Chandelier swinging  

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