Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Province of Davao del Sur, 37 km northeast of Koronadal City, Philippines, on Thursday, 6 May 2021 2:24 pm (GMT +8) -

Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Province of Davao del Sur, 37 km northeast of Koronadal City, Philippines, on Thursday, 6 May 2021 2:24 pm (GMT +8)

Tremblement de terre fort magnitude 5.1 at 17 km depth

6 May 06:28 UTC: Premier à signaler: VolcanoDiscovery après 5 minutes.
6 May 06:35: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: PHIVOLCS
Update Thu, 6 May 2021, 06:39
Significant 5.1 quake hits near Digos, Davao del Sur, Davao, Philippines
5.1 quake 6 May 2:24 pm (GMT +8)
5.1 quake 6 May 2:24 pm (GMT +8)
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported a magnitude 5.1 quake in the Philippines near Digos, Davao del Sur, Davao, only 15 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early afternoon on Thursday 6 May 2021 at 2:24 pm local time at a shallow depth of 17 km. 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 Magsaysay (pop. 16,600) located 12 km from the epicenter, Bansalan (pop. 21,400) 16 km away, Kidapawan (pop. 79,700) 30 km away, Digos (pop. 116,100) 31 km away, and Buluan (pop. 28,000) 31 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Tacurong (pop. 54,600) located 45 km from the epicenter, Bañga (pop. 58,900) 48 km away, Davao City (pop. 1,212,500) 70 km away, and Budta (pop. 1,273,700) 88 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 6 May 2021 06:24:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: jeudi, 6 mai 2021 14:24 (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 5.1
Profondeur: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.74°N / 125.08°E (Province of Davao del Sur, Davao, Philippines)
Volcan le plus près: Apo (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km OSO de Magsaysay (pop: 16,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
16 km OSO de Bansalan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 21,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
30 km S de Kidapawan (Soccsksargen) (pop: 79,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
31 km O de Digos (pop: 116,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
31 km E de Buluan (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 28,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
45 km E de Tacurong (Soccsksargen) (pop: 54,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
48 km NE de Bañga (Soccsksargen) (pop: 58,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
70 km OSO de Davao (pop: 1,212,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
88 km SE de Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 1,273,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
983 km SSE de Manille (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28°C (82 F), humidity: 58%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
5.117 km008 Km S 83° W of Magsaysay (Davao Del Sur), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
unknownn/aNear Davao City, Davao, PhilippinesVolcanoDiscovery

User reports for this quake (33)

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buhangin district davao city / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : while on sleep...feel the shake on our 2nd floor apartment...it cause panic on the neighborhood. | 2 users found this interesting.  
DAVAO CITY (61.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Strong shaking vibrating motion from the ground. Intensity 5 | 2 users found this interesting.  
General sqbtos city (69.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s : Its little strong the pull is so strong but movement is mild | One user found this interesting.  
69.5 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 20-30 s
Magsaysay / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 minutes : It Was Really Powerful, I Was Really Scared, I Ran Outside, A Part Of Our Home's Wall Collapsed, The TV Fell Off, And The Window Broke Too, When I Was Running The Window Broke And The Pieces Of Glass Fell Over Me Like Shooting Arrows, Thank Goodness I Didn't Get Any Cuts Because The Window's Were Dirty, Our Neighbors House Nearly Collapsed, I Wish No Earthquakes Like This Occur Before, I Know It's Just A Mag 5, But Even A Mag 5 Can Be Dangerous. I Felt It.  
Digos City / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions) / 1-2 minutes : I Felt It  
Davao City (63.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Kidapawan (30.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s (reported through our app)
Gensan / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : Shaking  
Ebeltoft / not felt
65 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
España (988.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : No se parece que el terraza! (reported through our app)  
Palma Gil St. Davao / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Butuan city (248.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : No (reported through our app)  
999.8 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
DAVAO CITY (69.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 15-20 s
Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
Davao city Dumoy Toril (49.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging (reported through our app)
75.4 km NE of epicenter [Map] / not felt : My earthquake detector went off again (reported through our app)  
Davao City (71.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Dizzy (reported through our app)  
60.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Nort (24.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
Digos city / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Isulan, Sultan Kudarat (54.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Digos City / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Davao City, Mintal (61.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
DAVAO CITY / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 10-15 s
Davao City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s
Kidapawan City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 5-10 s
Davao City / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
75.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (32 quakes):
  • 14 Jun 2021 13:02 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 09 Jun 2021 13:05 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 08 Jun 2021 14:12 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 08 Jun 2021 06:06 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 06 Jun 2021 05:06 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 05 Jun 2021 13:54 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 02 Jun 2021 23:01 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 31 May 2021 23:06 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    28 km (17.4 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 31 May 2021 23:06 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 29 May 2021 16:06 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 May 2021 23:43 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    41 km (25.5 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 May 2021 23:43 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 24 May 2021 13:12 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    31 km (19.3 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 22 May 2021 12:15 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (2 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 22 May 2021 12:15 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 21 May 2021 23:48 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • Show all

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