Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 6.5 km east of Limbuhan, Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on 19 August 2020 - 02:28 AM (PST) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 15 km depth
18 Aug 18:45 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 17 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 19 August 2020 - 02:28 AM (PST)
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.88°N / 124.11°E↗ (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 11.88°S / 55.89°W↗
Nearest volcano: Biliran (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) E of Limbuhan (pop: 3,190) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SE of Cataingan (Masbate) (pop: 7,810) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) E of Placer (Masbate) (pop: 5,970) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SE of Nabangig (pop: 2,970) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SW of San Juaquin (pop: 4,500) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NW of Naval (Biliran) (pop: 12,200) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) WSW of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SE of Masbate (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SW of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
454 km (282 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SE of Masbate Island (pop: 706,900) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) W of Samar Island (pop: 1,751,300) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) NW of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) --> 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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|4.1||15 km||020 km S 41° E of Cataingan (Masbate) (Philippines)||PHIVOLCS|
|4.1||15 km||Leyte, Philippines||EMSC|
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