Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 4.4 km east of Limbuhan, Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on Tuesday, 18 August 2020 at 08:04 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 12 km depth
18 Aug 08:19 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.89°N / 124.09°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) E of Limbuhan (Masbate) (pop: 3,190)
16 km (10 mi) SE of Cataingan (Masbate) (pop: 7,810)
19 km (12 mi) E of Placer (Masbate) (pop: 5,970)
28 km (17 mi) SE of Nabangig (pop: 2,970)
50 km (31 mi) NW of Naval (Biliran) (pop: 12,200)
58 km (36 mi) WSW of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900)
176 km (110 mi) N of Cebu City (pop: 798,600)
184 km (115 mi) NE of Bacolod City (pop: 454,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.2||12 km||88 km W of Catbalogan, Philippines||EMSC|
|M 4.2||12 km||017 km S 37° E of Cataingan (Masbate) (Philippines)||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Cebu / not felt