Mag. 4.8 earthquake - South China Sea, 43 km north of Mabaag Island, Province of Cagayan, Cagayan Valley, Philippines, on Saturday, 9 July 2016 at 14:11 (GMT)

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - South China Sea, 43 km north of Mabaag Island, Province of Cagayan, Cagayan Valley, Philippines, on Saturday, 9 July 2016 at 14:11 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

9 Jul 14:18 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Jul 9 14:19: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.5.
Jul 9 14:24: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.6.
Jul 9 17:40: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.7.
Jul 9 20:54: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.8.
Date & time: 9 Jul 2016 14:11:40 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.24°N / 121.11°E (South China Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Camiguin de Babuyanes (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (44 mi) N of Claveria (Cagayan) (pop: 10,600) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NNE of Bangui (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) NNW of Bagu (pop: 2,120) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NNW of Cabaritan East (Cagayan) (pop: 9,350) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NNW of Aparri (Cagayan) (pop: 33,200) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) NNE of Laoag (pop: 102,100) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NNE of San Nicolas (Ilocos Norte) (pop: 34,200) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) NNE of Batac City (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) NNW of Tuguegarao City (pop: 115,100) --> See nearby quakes!
516 km (321 mi) N of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NNW of Mabaag Island --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) SSW of Stayan Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.810 kmPhilippine Islands RegionGFZ
M 4.840 km BABUYAN ISL REGION, PHILIPPINESEMSC
M 4.28 km093km N 73? W of Calayan (Cagayan)PHILVOLCS
M 4.840 km- 65km N of Namuac, PhilippinesUSGS

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Mag. 4.8 earthquake - South China Sea, 43 km north of Mabaag Island, Province of Cagayan, Cagayan Valley, Philippines, on Saturday, 9 July 2016 at 14:11 (GMT)
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