Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 10.7 km northeast of Lajanosa Island, Philippines, on 21 January 2020 - 09:07 AM (PST)
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Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 9 km depth
21 Jan 01:15 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 21 January 2020 - 09:07 AM (PST)
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.7°N / 126.24°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) ESE of Union (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) ESE of Dapa (pop: 8,820) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SE of Pilar (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) ENE of Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) ESE of Del Carmen (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SE of San Benito (pop: 2,330) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) N of Tandag City (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) E of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
790 km (491 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.4||9 km||013 km S 44° E of General Luna (Surigao Del Norte) (Philippines)||PHIVOLCS|
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