Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 004 Km N 45° E of Calaca (Batangas), Philippines, on 23 September 2020 - 07:23 PM (PST) -

Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - 004 Km N 45° E of Calaca (Batangas), Philippines, on 23 September 2020 - 07:23 PM (PST)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 14 km depth

23 Sep 13:15 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 1 hour and 52 minutes.
Date & time: 23 Sep 2020 11:23:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 23 September 2020 - 07:23 PM (PST)
Magnitude: 3.0
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.96°N / 120.84°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Taal (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) N of Balayan (pop: 3,700)
12 km (7 mi) ENE of Balayan (Batangas) (pop: 50,100)
14 km (8 mi) SW of Laurel (Batangas) (pop: 9,720)
16 km (10 mi) SSE of Aga (Batangas) (pop: 5,220)
20 km (12 mi) NW of Calumpang (Batangas) (pop: 2,420)
25 km (16 mi) ESE of Nasugbu (pop: 62,900)
73 km (46 mi) SSW of Manila (pop: 1,600,000)
80 km (50 mi) SSW of Quezon City (pop: 2,761,700)
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 3.014 km004 Km N 45° E of Calaca (Batangas), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
M 3.014 km42 Km SSW of Dasmariñas, PhilippinesEMSC

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Lemery / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s : i thought it was a regular earthquake that happens due to the fact that the water pipe in front of our house is being fixed and because of it, Heavy trucks can cause 1 second of earthquakes BUT this earthquake that happened was like 3-6 seconds and was stronger that the pipe problem
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