Mag. 4.9 earthquake - South China Sea, 19 km west of Calatagan, Philippines, on 06 September 2019 - 06:32 PM (PST)

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - South China Sea, 19 km west of Calatagan, Philippines, on 06 September 2019 - 06:32 PM (PST)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 89 km depth

6 Sep 10:40 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 8 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 99.0 to 87.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 87.0 to 89.0 km.
Date & time: 6 Sep 2019 10:32:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 06 September 2019 - 06:32 PM (PST)
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 89.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.84°N / 120.46°E (South China Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Panay (53 km / 33 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) W of Calatagan (pop: 16,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WSW of Balayan (Batangas) (pop: 50,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WSW of Balayan (pop: 50,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SW of Nasugbu (pop: 62,900) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) WSW of Calaca (pop: 37,400) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) W of Taal (pop: 39,700) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) WSW of Tagaytay City (pop: 71,200) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) W of Batangas City (pop: 237,400) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) SSW of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) SW of Quezon City (pop: 2,761,700) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) NW of Mindoro Island (pop: 1,331,500) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (154 mi) SSW of Luzon Island (pop: 46,228,000) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Limbones Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 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.
M 4.989 km019 km N 87° W of Calatagan (Batangas) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
M 4.8143 kmMindoro, PhilippinesGFZ
M 4.9132 kmMindoro, PhilippinesEMSC
M 5.0133 kmMindoro, PhilippinesBMKG
M 5.1131 kmMindoro, PhilippinesGeoAu
M 4.9139 km7km W of Calatagan, PhilippinesUSGS

User reports for this quake (26)

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Balayan / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I felt it like about 8-10secs
Balayan / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I felt it like about 8-10secs
Sampaloc, Talisay, Batangas / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Matabungkay, Lian - I was home / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Balayan / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I felt it like about 8-10secs
Limay, Bataan / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Coral ni Bacal, Calaca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Balintawak qc / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Paranaque / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
mabini batangas / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
28.3 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was on the computer and my wheelie chair moved across the room
Amadeo / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shaking of tables lasted for more or less 30 secpnds
102.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
CALATAGAN / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Subic Bay Freeport Zone / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
paligawan / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lemery (Batangas) / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : One short shock about 10 sec.
90.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking felt in the Muntinlupa area
Kalayaan street corner Zapote, Makati / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
cainta (110.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
ugong quzon city / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tagaytay City / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Balayan Batangas (33.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
62.7 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Makati (Philippines, 85 km NE of epicenter) : Mild, slight swaying (reported through EMSC)
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