Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 12 km southwest of Llorente, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Wednesday, 8 August 2018 at 08:46 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 12 km southwest of Llorente, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Wednesday, 8 August 2018 at 08:46 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 93 km depth

8 Aug 09:03 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Aug 2018 08:46:28 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 93.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.34°N / 125.46°E (Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Cancajanag (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) SW of Llorente (Eastern Samar) (pop: 7,910) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) S of Borongan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ENE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) ENE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) ENE of Tanauan (Leyte) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) ENE of Palo (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) E of Carigara (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) NE of Cebu City (Central Visayas) (pop: 798,600) --> See nearby quakes!
606 km (377 mi) SE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.693 kmSAMAR, PHILIPPINESEMSC
M 4.693 km- 12km SW of Llorente, PhilippinesUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Tacloban City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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