International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis


Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 452402
Event time 2021-05-12 03:02:36 (UTC)
Local time 2021-05-11 19:02:36 - [It was night in the affected area.]
Last update 2021-05-12 03:10:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 4.8
Depth 59 km
Class Light
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 5
Possible effects Almost everyone feels movement. Sleeping people are awakened. Doors swing open or close. Dishes are broken. Pictures on the wall move. Small objects move or are turned over. Trees might shake. Liquids might spill out of open containers.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Location
Continent Pacific Ocean - West
Country Philippines
Administration area Davao
Nearest settlement Taganilac
Distance 10 km
Course E
Surface type underwater quake
Tsunami region North Pacific
Water surface name Philippine Sea



Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Mati (28.23 km), Davao (94.20 km)
Nearest airports
Mati National Airport (23.17 km), Francisco Bangoy International Airport (93.37 km)
Nearest volcanoes
Leonard Range volcano (76.36 km), Apo volcano (129.70 km)
Quick Analysis
According to the epicenter of the quake, this is an underwater quake.