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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Luzon, Philippines on Saturday, 12 January 2019

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Luzon, Philippines on Saturday, 12 January 2019
Date & time: Saturday, 12 January 2019 13:20 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 93.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.69°N / 120.25°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Camiguin de Babuyanes (170 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1*10^12 J (278 MWh / 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 12 Jan 2019
Sat, 12 Jan 13:20 UTCM 4.7 / 77 kmLUZON, PHILIPPINESEMSC
Sat, 12 Jan 13:20 UTCM 4.7 / 61 km- 3km N of Dingras, PhilippinesUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Virac / MMI III (Weak shaking)
PaoayPA / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Pasuquin,, Ilocos Norte, Philippines (51.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): shacking for about 5 to 10 seconds (via app)
Laoag City (Philippines) (11 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Duration was about 10 seconds. There was a shaking for about 5 seconds, then what felt like an echo coming back and shaking less violently. I have noticed this echo effect with earthquakes previously. I wonder if it bounces off of the plate and comes back weaker. Have never noticed this effect in California quakes. (via EMSC)

 

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