Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, 33 km west of Digos, Philippines, on 17 May 5:04 am (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, 33 km west of Digos, Philippines, on 17 May 5:04 am (GMT +8)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.6 at 10 km depth

16 May 21:15 UTC: Premier à signaler: BMKG après 10 minutes.
17 May 13:25: Profondeur recalculée de 14.0 à 10.0 km (de 8.7 à 6.2 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 6 km (3.7 mi) au SSW.
Update Sun, 16 May 2021, 21:21
Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake 31 km west of Digos, Philippines
4.6 quake 17 May 5:04 am (GMT +8)
4.6 quake 17 May 5:04 am (GMT +8)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred early morning on Monday 17 May 2021 at 5:04 am local time near Digos, Davao del Sur, Davao, Philippines, as reported by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency.
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a shallow depth of 14 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.6 as well.
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, and Bansalan (pop. 21,400) 15 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Kidapawan (pop. 79,700) located 25 km from the epicenter, Digos (pop. 116,100) 31 km away, Buluan (pop. 28,000) 31 km away, Tacurong (pop. 54,600) 46 km away, Kabacan (pop. 31,800) 46 km away, and Davao City (pop. 1,212,500) 67 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Budta (pop. 1,273,700) located 85 km from the epicenter.
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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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 16 May 2021 21:04:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 17 May 5:04 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.6
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.73°N / 125.06°E (Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines)
Volcan le plus près: Apo (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km ENE de Columbio (pop: 5,520) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
14 km OSO de Magsaysay (Davao) (pop: 16,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
18 km OSO de Bansalan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 21,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
31 km S de Kidapawan (pop: 79,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
33 km O de Digos (Davao) (pop: 116,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
35 km NE de Koronadal City (pop: 125,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
43 km E de Tacurong City (pop: 54,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
46 km NE de Bañga (pop: 58,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
86 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 21.7°C (71 F), humidity: 91%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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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.
Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
4.610 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG
4.614 kmMINDANAO, PHILIPPINESEMSC

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Kidapawan (32.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Toril, Davao City (58.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging (reported through our app)
Davao City (66.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short (reported through our app)
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