Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 65 km south of Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, on Sunday, 12 January 2020 at 14:29 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - 65 km south of Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, on Sunday, 12 January 2020 at 14:29 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 139 km depth

12 Jan 14:45 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 16 minutes.
Jan 13 05:50: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 161.0 to 139.0 km.
Date & time: 12 Jan 2020 02:29:16 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 139.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.09°N / 120.88°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Taal (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SSW of Mendez-Nuñez (Cavite) (pop: 22,100)
17 km (11 mi) SW of Silang (pop: 119,500)
24 km (15 mi) NNW of Taal (pop: 39,700)
27 km (17 mi) E of Nasugbu (pop: 62,900)
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Dasmariñas (pop: 441,900)
29 km (18 mi) SW of Pulong Santa Cruz (pop: 101,900)
58 km (36 mi) S of Manila (pop: 1,600,000)
65 km (40 mi) SSW of Quezon City (pop: 2,761,700)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.4139 kmLuzon, PhilippinesBMKG

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36.1 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I felt a Moderate earthquake Hanging lights swing light furniture move And lasted 20 seconds (reported through our app)
CALAMBA CITY LAGUNA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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