Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 22 km south of Sulangan, Philippines, on Friday, 8 November 2019 at 05:31 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 22 km south of Sulangan, Philippines, on Friday, 8 November 2019 at 05:31 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

8 Nov 05:38 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Nov 2019 05:31:40 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.75°N / 125.89°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Cabalian (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) SSE of Sulangan (pop: 3,030) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SSE of Guiuan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) SSE of Salcedo (pop: 3,600) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NE of Loreto (Dinagat Islands) (pop: 5,400) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SE of Giporlos (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) SSE of Llorente (Eastern Samar) (pop: 7,910) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) E of Abuyog (Leyte) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) ESE of Dulag (Leyte) (pop: 10,200) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) N of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
684 km (425 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.010 kmLeyte, PhilippinesGFZ
5.233 kmLeyte, PhilippinesEMSC
5.386 kmLeyte, PhilippinesGeoAu
5.247 kmLeyte, PhilippinesBMKG
5.223 km033 km S 18° W of Guiuan (Eastern Samar) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
5.254 km21km SW of Sulangan, PhilippinesUSGS

User reports for this quake (22)

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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)  
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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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