Mag. 3.3 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 10.7 km east of Cataingan, Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on 19 August 2020 - 05:39 AM (PST) -
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Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 17 km depth
18 Aug 21:55 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 16 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 19 August 2020 - 05:39 AM (PST)
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12°N / 124.09°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) E of San Pedro (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) E of Cataingan (Masbate) (pop: 7,810) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) NNE of Limbuhan (pop: 3,190) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SE of Nabangig (pop: 2,970) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NE of Placer (Masbate) (pop: 5,970) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) S of San Vicente (pop: 2,480) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) W of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) SE of Masbate (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) NW of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
444 km (276 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) N of Bugtong Island --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) W of Samar Island (pop: 1,751,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.3||17 km||010 km S 81° E of Cataingan (Masbate) (Philippines)||PHIVOLCS|
|M 3.3||17 km||Samar, Philippines||EMSC|
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