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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Leyte, Philippines on Friday, 8 November 2019

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Leyte, Philippines on Friday, 8 November 2019
8 Nov 05:38 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: Friday, 8 November 2019 05:31 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.75°N / 125.89°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Cabalian (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) SE of Guiuan (pop: 11,000)
55 km (34 mi) NE of Loreto (pop: 5,400)
63 km (39 mi) SE of Giporlos (pop: 5,300)
111 km (69 mi) SE of Tacloban (pop: 242,100)
111 km (69 mi) SE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100)
143 km (89 mi) E of Ormoc (pop: 191,200)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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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.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 8 Nov 05:31 UTCM 5.0 / 10 kmLeyte, PhilippinesGFZ
Fri, 8 Nov 05:31 UTCM 5.2 / 33 kmLeyte, PhilippinesEMSC
Fri, 8 Nov 05:31 UTCM 5.3 / 86 kmLeyte, PhilippinesGeoAu
Fri, 8 Nov 05:31 UTCM 5.2 / 47 kmLeyte, PhilippinesBMKG
Fri, 8 Nov 05:31 UTCM 5.2 / 23 km033 km S 18° W of Guiuan (Eastern Samar) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
Fri, 8 Nov 05:31 UTCM 5.2 / 54.3 km21km SW of Sulangan, PhilippinesUSGS

User reports for this quake

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Surigao City / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Light shaking. More or less 150 km from epicenter.
Guiuan, Eastern Samar / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Just saw my car was shaking, but first i didnt notice that this was a earthquake. No damage here
692.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Butuan / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Palo / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
692.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
192.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
134.2 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tacloban city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Jose Dulag / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bato, Leyte PHILIPPINES / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Guiuan (23 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
San jose dzr airport / Light shaking (MMI IV)
tanauan leyte / Light shaking (MMI IV) : nakakahilo after magshake
Tacloban / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Palo Leyte / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
111.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
BATO / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Leyte / Weak shaking (MMI III)
108.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Butuan / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
General Luna (Philippines, 116 km SE of epicenter) : Light shake for a few seconds here in Catangnan, Siargao. (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake: Leyte, Philippines, 8 Nov 2019 05h31

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 11 Nov 2019 03:07 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Leyte, Philippines on Friday, 8 November 2019

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