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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 61km SW of Sabtang, Philippines on Sunday, 21 April 2019

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - 61km SW of Sabtang, Philippines on Sunday, 21 April 2019
Date & time: Sunday, 21 April 2019 11:16 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-04-21 19:16:57 +08:00
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.9866°N / 121.4174°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed (52 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5*10^11 J (139 MWh / 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 21 Apr 2019
Sun, 21 Apr 11:16 UTCM 4.6 / 10 kmBabuyan Isl Region, PhilippinesEMSC
Sun, 21 Apr 11:17 UTCM 4.0 / 3 km068 km N 44° W of Calayan (Cagayan) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS

"I felt it" reports:
Quezon City / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Malolos City Bulacan / MMI IV (Light shaking): Got awakened by the shaking.
Barangay Paraiso, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Phili / MMI IV (Light shaking): About 1715 hrs, at QC. I thought I had a dizzy spell until lights went off and the hanging fixtures in my home began swaying. The shaking was horizontal. It lasted for about 2 minutes.
sm trece martires city cavite / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Manila (600.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Manila, Philippines / MMI III (Weak shaking)


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