Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 58 km southwest of Calbayog City, Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 21:57 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.7683°N / 124.1556°E↗ (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 11.768°S / 55.844°W↗
Nearest volcano: Biliran (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) SE of Limbuhan (pop: 3,190) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SW of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NW of Carigara (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) W of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) N of Bogo (Cebu) (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SE of Masbate (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSW of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NNW of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) WNW of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
466 km (290 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) SE of Masbate Island (pop: 706,900) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) NNE of Negros Island (pop: 4,414,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.6||10 km||17 km SE of Limbuhan, Philippines||USGS|
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