Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 13 km southeast of Cataingan, Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on Saturday, 29 August 2020 at 16:04 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 22 km depth
29 Aug 16:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.93°N / 124.08°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NNE of Limbuhan (Masbate) (pop: 3,190)
13 km (8 mi) SE of Cataingan (Masbate) (pop: 7,810)
19 km (12 mi) ENE of Placer (Masbate) (pop: 5,970)
23 km (15 mi) SE of Nabangig (pop: 2,970)
58 km (36 mi) WSW of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900)
70 km (43 mi) SE of Masbate (pop: 47,500)
118 km (73 mi) NNW of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200)
126 km (79 mi) NW of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 3.8||22 km||89 km W of Catbalogan, Philippines||EMSC|
|M 3.5||18 km||012 km S 39° E of Cataingan (Masbate) (Philippines)||PHIVOLCS|
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