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Magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes near Quezon City, Philippines

Sat, 31 Oct 2020, 03:12
4.6 quake 4 Km W of Magallanes, Philippines, 31 Oct 10:49 am (GMT +8)
4.6 quake 4 Km W of Magallanes, Philippines, 31 Oct 10:49 am (GMT +8)
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.
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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Earthquake data:
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Date & time: Sat, 31 Oct 02:49 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 160.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.1896°N / 120.7137°E
Primary data source: USGS

Previous news
Sat, 31 Oct 2020, 00:24
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 31 Oct 2020
Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 11 quakes 5.0+, 45 quakes 4.0+, 199 quakes 3.0+, 339 quakes 2.0+ (595 total)
Global seismic activity level on 30 October 2020: HIGH
... read all
Fri, 30 Oct 2020, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 30 Oct 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Atka (5 quakes between mag 0.6-2.5), Clear Lake (2 quakes between mag 1.4-1.7), Coso (16 quakes between mag 0.2-1.5), Cotopaxi (1 quake mag 3.0), Etna (1 quake mag 1.4), Fuerteventura (1 quake mag 1.8) ... read all
Fri, 30 Oct 2020, 22:06
4.1 quake 66 km SW of Kashgar, China, 31 Oct 4:12 am (GMT +8)
A shallow magnitude 4.1 earthquake was reported early morning near the city of Kashgar, China. ... read all
Fri, 30 Oct 2020, 21:54
4.6 quake 35 km N of Kashgar, China, 31 Oct 4.12 am (GMT +8)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred 1 hour and 41 minutes ago 35 km northwest of Kashgar, China, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported. ... read all
Fri, 30 Oct 2020, 21:33
4.2 quake 20 km NE of Gamay, Philippines, 31 Oct 4.32 am (GMT +8)
A very shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported early morning near the town of Anito, Philippines. ... read all


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