Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 3.9 km north of Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 05 August 2020 - 01:10 AM (PST) -

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 3.9 km north of Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 05 August 2020 - 01:10 AM (PST)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 5 km depth

4 Aug 17:25 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 15 minutes.
Aug 4 18:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 14.0 to 13.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 13.0 to 5.0 km.
Date & time: 4 Aug 2020 17:10:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 05 August 2020 - 01:10 AM (PST)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.4°N / 124.47°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) WSW of Palaroo (pop: 2,410) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) N of Butazon (pop: 3,230) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) E of San Isidro (pop: 4,870) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SW of Cabucgayan (pop: 2,700) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NW of Pinamopoan (pop: 2,770) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) SSE of Naval (Biliran) (pop: 12,200) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) WNW of Carigara (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) NNW of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) NNE of Cebu City (pop: 798,600) --> See nearby quakes!
519 km (323 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) NNW of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NNE of Cebu Island (pop: 4,164,500) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (21 mi) SSE of Genuruan Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.35 km004 km N 26° W of Leyte (Leyte) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
M 4.114 kmLeyte, PhilippinesEMSC

User reports for this quake (2)

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Daanbantayan Cebu (47.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : It was after the rain pours. I was working night shift. I was sitting, facing my laptop when the big table in front of me started shaking for about 3 seconds. The hanging lights above me swing as well. | One user found this interesting.
62.6 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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