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Moderate 4.8 quake hits near Iloilo City, Iloilo, Western Visayas, Philippines

Mon, 7 Jun 2021, 12:10
12:10 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
4.8 quake 7 Jun 7:49 pm (GMT +8)
4.8 quake 7 Jun 7:49 pm (GMT +8)
Just 20 minutes ago, a 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck near Iloilo City, Iloilo, Western Visayas, Philippines. The tremor was recorded early evening on Monday 7 June 2021 at 7:49 pm local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.8 earthquake 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 Patnongon (pop. 5,800) located 14 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Iloilo City (pop. 387,700) located 58 km from the epicenter, Passi (pop. 42,800) 60 km away, Kalibo Town (pop. 56,800) 88 km away, and Bago City (pop. 150,300) 92 km away.

Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Talisay (pop. 65,300) located 97 km from the epicenter, Bacolod City (pop. 454,900) 97 km away, Binonga (pop. 84,000) 97 km away, and Roxas (pop. 102,700) 99 km away.
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Earthquake data:
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Date & time: 7 Jun 2021 7:49 pm (GMT +8) local time (7 Jun 2021 11:49 GMT)
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.96°N / 122.11°E (Province of Antique, Western Visayas, Philippines)
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS

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