Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 13 km southeast of Cataingan, Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on 19 August 2020 - 05:31 AM (PST) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 17 km depth
18 Aug 21:45 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 14 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 19 August 2020 - 05:31 AM (PST)
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.93°N / 124.08°E↗ (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 11.93°S / 55.92°W↗
Nearest volcano: Biliran (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NNE of Limbuhan (pop: 3,190) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SE of Cataingan (Masbate) (pop: 7,810) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ENE of Placer (Masbate) (pop: 5,970) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) SE of Nabangig (pop: 2,970) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SW of San Juaquin (pop: 4,500) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) NW of Naval (Biliran) (pop: 12,200) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) WSW of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) SE of Masbate (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) SW of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
448 km (279 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SE of Masbate Island (pop: 706,900) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) W of Samar Island (pop: 1,751,300) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 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: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.0||17 km||013 km S 43° E of Cataingan (Masbate) (Philippines)||PHIVOLCS|
|4.0||17 km||Leyte, Philippines||EMSC|
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