Mag. 3.6 earthquake - 56 km southwest of Calbayog City, Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Tuesday, 18 August 2020 at 23:17 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 2 km depth
18 Aug 23:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.77°N / 124.18°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SE of Limbuhan (pop: 3,190) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) ESE of Placer (Masbate) (pop: 5,970) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SE of Cataingan (Masbate) (pop: 7,810) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) NW of Naval (Biliran) (pop: 12,200) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) WSW of Santo Niño (pop: 2,860) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) WNW of Culaba (Biliran) (pop: 6,230) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNW of San Isidro (pop: 4,870) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WNW of Caibiran (Biliran) (pop: 6,460) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SW of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
468 km (291 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SE of Balangingi Island --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) N of Malapascua Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.6||2 km||97 km NNW of Ormoc, Philippines||EMSC|
|M 3.6||2 km||034 km S 37° E of Cataingan (Masbate) (Philippines)||PHIVOLCS|
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