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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Celebes Sea, Philippines on Monday, 21 September 2020

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Celebes Sea, Philippines on Monday, 21 September 2020
21 Sep 14:05 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 12 minutes.
Date & time: Monday, 21 September 2020 13:52 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.7°N / 121.81°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Jolo (168 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
136 km (84 mi) SE of Latung (pop: 3,000)
137 km (85 mi) SE of Laminusa (pop: 8,100)
141 km (88 mi) SE of Manubul (pop: 4,700)
145 km (90 mi) SE of Siasi (pop: 12,600)
158 km (98 mi) SE of Kansipati (pop: 14,600)
175 km (109 mi) SE of Jolo (pop: 101,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 29.6°C (85 F), humidity: 65%, wind: 1 km/h (1 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 21 Sep 13:52 UTCM 4.8 / 10 kmCelebes Sea, PhilippinesBMKG

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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Celebes Sea, Philippines on Monday, 21 September 2020

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