Major magnitude 6.6 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 18 km north of Cataingan, Philippines, on 2020-08-18 08:03:47 -

Major magnitude 6.6 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 18 km north of Cataingan, Philippines, on 2020-08-18 08:03:47

Major magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: Aug 18, 2020 00:03:47 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-18 08:03:47
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.15°N / 124.05°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 12.15°S / 55.95°W
Nearest volcano: Bulusan (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) NE of Pawican (pop: 3,160) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSW of San Vicente (pop: 2,480) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) ESE of Masbate (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) W of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SSE of Bulan (Sorsogon) (pop: 28,500) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) S of Irosin (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) WSW of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) S of Sorsogon (pop: 82,700) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) NW of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
430 km (267 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) E of Masbate Island (pop: 706,900) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (178 mi) NNE of of Negros Island (pop: 4,414,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: CEIC (China Earthquake Networks Center)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.610 kmSamar, PhilippinesGeoAu
6.610 km92 km S of Sorsogon, PhilippinesCEIC
6.610 km13 km E of San Pedro, PhilippinesUSGS

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (669 quakes)

  • 11 Feb 2021 09:52 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 11 Feb 2021 09:52 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 09 Feb 2021 16:24 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 03 Feb 2021 16:34 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    118 km (73 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 31 Jan 2021 00:48 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 30 Jan 2021 21:07 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    99 km (62 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 29 Jan 2021 08:42 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 26 Jan 2021 02:11 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    105 km (66 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Jan 2021 15:04 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    110 km (69 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Jan 2021 08:27 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    84 km (52 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Jan 2021 08:27 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    71 km (44 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 20 Jan 2021 12:19 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    42 km (26.1 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 18 Jan 2021 08:05 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    105 km (66 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 18 Jan 2021 08:05 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    109 km (68 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 17 Jan 2021 15:20 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    109 km (68 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 17 Jan 2021 03:05 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
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