Mag. 3.3 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 10.7 km east of Cataingan, Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on 19 August 2020 - 05:39 AM (PST) -

Mag. 3.3 earthquake  - Philippine Sea, 10.7 km east of Cataingan, Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on 19 August 2020 - 05:39 AM (PST)

Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 17 km depth

18 Aug 21:55 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 16 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Aug 2020 21:39:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 19 August 2020 - 05:39 AM (PST)
Magnitude: 3.3
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.317 km010 km S 81° E of Cataingan (Masbate) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
M 3.317 kmSamar, PhilippinesEMSC

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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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