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Magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes near Quezon City, Philippines
Sat, 31 Oct 2020, 03:1203:12 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 22 minutes ago, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Bulihan, Philippines. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Saturday 31 October 2020 at 10.49 am local time, at a relatively great depth of 160 km below the surface.
4.6 quake 4 Km W of Magallanes, Philippines, 31 Oct 10:49 am (GMT +8)
The event was filed by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service at VolcanoDiscovery identified a second report from Geoscience Australia (GeoAu) which listed the quake at magnitude 5.0.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt, based on preliminary calculations, include Bulihan (pop. 2,500) at a distance of 8 km with very weak shaking, General Emilio Aguinaldo (pop. 12,200) at a distance of 9 km with very weak shaking, Manila (pop. 1,600,000) at a distance of 54 km with very weak shaking, and Quezon City (pop. 2,761,700) at a distance of 63 km with very weak shaking.
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Date & time: Sat, 31 Oct 02:49 UTC
Depth: 160.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.1896°N / 120.7137°E
Primary data source: USGS