Mag. 3.7 earthquake - 5.2 km northeast of Limbuhan, Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on 20 August 2020 - 12:29 AM (PST) -
Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 2 km depth
20 Aug 14:10 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 22 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 20 August 2020 - 12:29 AM (PST)
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.92°N / 124.08°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NE of Limbuhan (Masbate) (pop: 3,190)
13 km (8 mi) SE of Cataingan (Masbate) (pop: 7,810)
18 km (11 mi) ENE of Placer (Masbate) (pop: 5,970)
24 km (15 mi) SE of Nabangig (pop: 2,970)
58 km (36 mi) WSW of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900)
71 km (44 mi) SE of Masbate (pop: 47,500)
117 km (73 mi) NNW of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200)
126 km (78 mi) NW of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100)
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 3.7||2 km||014 km S 41° E of Cataingan (Masbate) (Philippines)||PHIVOLCS|
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