Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 3.7 km west of Biliran, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 03 March 2020 - 02:51 PM (PST) -

Mag. 4.1 earthquake  - 3.7 km west of Biliran, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 03 March 2020 - 02:51 PM (PST)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 9 km depth

3 Mar 07:15 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 24 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.0 to 5.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 9.0 km.
Date & time: 3 Mar 2020 06:51:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 03 March 2020 - 02:51 PM (PST)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.47°N / 124.44°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Pacdahauan (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) NW of Palaroo (pop: 2,410) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SSE of Naval (Biliran) (pop: 12,200) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) NE of San Isidro (pop: 4,870) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) W of Cabucgayan (pop: 2,700) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SW of Caibiran (Biliran) (pop: 6,460) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NNE of Tabango (Leyte) (pop: 5,810) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NW of Carigara (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NNW of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) WNW of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
512 km (318 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.19 km012 km N 28° W of Leyte (Leyte) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
M 4.21 kmLeyte, PhilippinesEMSC
M 4.4103 kmLeyte, PhilippinesGFZ
M 4.669 km3km WNW of Santa Fe, PhilippinesUSGS

User reports for this quake (17)

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Isabel, Leyte (63.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : A few stronger jolts, mostly light shaking. No damage noted
Mandaue Centro Cebu / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I just felt a little shake while I was sitting. Then I checked the fan slightly moving.
6 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Uclm / Weak shaking (MMI III)
136.9 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
149.3 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Was lying down when it happened. You knew it was an earthquake because of the rumbling tremor. It was faint but could be felt. (reported through our app)
Bulacao,Pardo / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt my office table and chair shaking.
85.6 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Bayfront hotel Cebu / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cebu City / Weak shaking (MMI III)
144.5 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
139.6 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
cebu / Light shaking (MMI IV)
136.7 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Cebu city / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Cebu (Philippines, 143 km SW of epicenter) : Quick suddenly swaying movement for 1-2 seconds only. Several coworkers noticed it as well. (reported through EMSC)
Danao City (Philippines, 114 km SW of epicenter) : Felt very slight tremor here in Cebu. (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 3.7 km west of Biliran, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 03 March 2020 - 02:51 PM (PST)
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