Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 85 km WNW of Catbalogan, Philippines, on Friday, 21 August 2020 at 12:49 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 14 km depth
21 Aug 12:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 minutes.
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.97°N / 124.13°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) NE of Limbuhan (Masbate) (pop: 3,190)
15 km (10 mi) ESE of Cataingan (Masbate) (pop: 7,810)
24 km (15 mi) SE of Nabangig (pop: 2,970)
26 km (16 mi) ENE of Placer (Masbate) (pop: 5,970)
35 km (22 mi) W of Santo Niño (Samar) (pop: 2,860)
52 km (32 mi) WSW of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900)
71 km (44 mi) SE of Masbate (pop: 47,500)
85 km (53 mi) WNW of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
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||14 km||85 km WNW of Catbalogan, Philippines||EMSC|
|M 3.4||14 km||016 km S 72° E of Cataingan (Masbate) (Philippines)||PHIVOLCS|
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