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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 36 Km NNW of Claveria, Philippines, on Sunday, 20 September 2020 at 17:47 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 36 Km NNW of Claveria, Philippines, on Sunday, 20 September 2020 at 17:47 (GMT)
20 Sep 18:00 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 13 minutes.
Date & time: 2020-09-20 05:47:24 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.88°N / 120.9°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Camiguin de Babuyanes (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) NW of Claveria (pop: 10,600)
37 km (23 mi) NE of Pagudpud (pop: 4,900)
41 km (25 mi) NE of Bangui (pop: 2,500)
82 km (51 mi) NE of Laoag (pop: 102,100)
160 km (99 mi) NW of Solana (pop: 71,500)
165 km (103 mi) NW of Tuguegarao (pop: 115,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 28.8°C (84 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 7 km/h (4 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-09-20 17:47:24 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km36 Km NNW of Claveria, PhilippinesBMKG
2020-09-20 17:47:00 UTC
21 September 2020 - 01:47 AM (PST)
M 4.9 / 21 km024 Km N 35° W of Claveria (Cagayan), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
2020-09-20 17:47:18 UTCM 4.7 / 5 km8 Km NW of Claveria, PhilippinesEMSC
2020-09-20 17:47:21 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km19 Km WNW of Claveria, PhilippinesGFZ
2020-09-20 17:47:20 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km8 Km NW of Claveria, PhilippinesUSGS

User reports for this quake (2)

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Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short : I was awakened from sleep as my bed seemed to jolt & I heard some creaking. I had to sit on the side of my bed & get ready to run if it becomes stronger but I didn't feel any more shaking. | One user found this interesting.
Myanmar / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling

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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 36 Km NNW of Claveria, Philippines, on Sunday, 20 September 2020 at 17:47 (GMT)

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