Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 018 km S 33° E of Cataingan (Masbate) (Philippines) on 20 August 2020 - 02:57 AM (PST) -
Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 1 km depth
20 Aug 14:50 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 20 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 20 August 2020 - 02:57 AM (PST)
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.88°N / 124.08°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) E of Limbuhan (pop: 3,190)
17 km (10 mi) SE of Cataingan (Masbate) (pop: 7,810)
18 km (11 mi) E of Placer (Masbate) (pop: 5,970)
28 km (17 mi) SSE of Nabangig (pop: 2,970)
50 km (31 mi) NW of Naval (Biliran) (pop: 12,200)
60 km (37 mi) WSW of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900)
113 km (70 mi) NNW of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200)
123 km (77 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) More info
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|M 3.4||1 km||018 km S 33° E of Cataingan (Masbate) (Philippines)||PHIVOLCS|
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