Weak mag. 3.7 earthquake - 18 km southwest of Catarman, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 20 May 2019 - 06:14 AM (PST)
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Weak magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 117 km depth
20 May 15:10 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 17 hours.
Date & time: 19 May 2019 22:14:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 20 May 2019 - 06:14 AM (PST)
Depth: 117.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.36°N / 124.55°E (Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Bulusan (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) W of Cervantes (pop: 2,340) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) E of Alegria (Northern Samar) (pop: 5,810) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) ESE of Allen (Northern Samar) (pop: 7,500) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) N of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WSW of Laoang (Northern Samar) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) NNW of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SE of Sorsogon (Bicol) (pop: 82,700) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SE of Legazpi (Bicol) (pop: 179,500) --> See nearby quakes!
460 km (286 mi) ESE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.7||117 km||011 km N 59° W of Lope De Vega (Northern Samar) (Philippines)||PHIVOLCS|
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