Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 47 km east of Llorente, Philippines, on Wednesday, 30 January 2019 at 03:27 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 47 km east of Llorente, Philippines, on Wednesday, 30 January 2019 at 03:27 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

30 Jan 03:38 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 30 Jan 2019 03:27:49 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.55°N / 125.95°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Mahagnao (142 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) ENE of Llorente (Eastern Samar) (pop: 7,910) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) E of Maydolong (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,490) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) E of Borongan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NNE of Guiuan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) ENE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (67 mi) ENE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) ENE of Tanauan (Leyte) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) ENE of Palo (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) ESE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
636 km (395 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) ESE of Samar Island (pop: 1,751,300) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (254 mi) NNE of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 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 5.210 kmSamar, PhilippinesGFZ
M 4.91 kmSAMAR, PHILIPPINESEMSC
M 4.9114 km- 35km ENE of Llorente, PhilippinesUSGS
M 5.250 kmSamar, PhilippinesGeoAu

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Guiuan / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Guiuan / Light shaking (MMI IV)
palo, leyte (113.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
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