Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 2.7 km north of Palanas, Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on Wednesday, 26 August 2020 at 00:12 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 22 km depth
26 Aug 00:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.17°N / 123.92°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Bulusan (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) NNW of Nabangig (pop: 2,970)
20 km (13 mi) NNW of Cataingan (Masbate) (pop: 7,810)
34 km (21 mi) N of Placer (Masbate) (pop: 5,970)
39 km (24 mi) SE of Masbate (pop: 47,500)
56 km (35 mi) S of Bulan (Sorsogon) (pop: 28,500)
74 km (46 mi) W of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900)
110 km (68 mi) S of Legazpi (pop: 179,500)
150 km (93 mi) NNW of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||22 km||Masbate Region, Philippines||EMSC|
|M 3.8||21 km||018 km N 23° W of Cataingan (Masbate) (Philippines)||PHIVOLCS|
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