Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 027 km S 42° E of Cataingan (Masbate) (Philippines) on 18 August 2020 - 09:25 AM (PST) -
Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 12 km depth
19 Aug 00:45 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 23 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 18 August 2020 - 09:25 AM (PST)
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.84°N / 124.16°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) ESE of Limbuhan (Masbate) (pop: 3,190)
26 km (16 mi) SE of Cataingan (Masbate) (pop: 7,810)
26 km (16 mi) E of Placer (Masbate) (pop: 5,970)
33 km (20 mi) WSW of Santo Niño (Samar) (pop: 2,860)
40 km (25 mi) NW of Naval (Biliran) (pop: 12,200)
54 km (33 mi) WSW of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900)
105 km (65 mi) NNW of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200)
113 km (71 mi) NW of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100)
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 3.4||12 km||027 km S 42° E of Cataingan (Masbate) (Philippines)||PHIVOLCS|
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