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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region, Philippines on Thursday, 24 September 2020

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Philippine Islands Region, Philippines on Thursday, 24 September 2020
24 Sep 14:45 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 14 minutes.
Date & time: Thursday, 24 September 2020 14:31 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 24 Sep 9:01 am (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 94.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.79°N / 127.01°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (186 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (48 mi) E of Aras-asan (pop: 5,100)
78 km (49 mi) E of Marihatag (pop: 3,800)
81 km (50 mi) E of Bacolod (pop: 2,200)
162 km (101 mi) E of Butuan (pop: 309,700)
167 km (104 mi) E of Libertad (pop: 250,400)
200 km (124 mi) NE of Magugpo Poblacion (pop: 233,300)
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

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
24 Sep 9:01 am (GMT -7) (24 Sep 14:31:32 UTC)M 4.7 / 94 kmPhilippine Islands Region, PhilippinesBMKG
24 September 2020 - 10:31 PM (PST) (24 Sep 14:31:00 UTC)M 4.7 / 17 km067 Km N 55° E of Bayabas (Surigao Del Sur), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake (4)

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422.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
422.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bantayan, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philipp / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : There had been two shakes of similar strength and length. The time is not the same as stated in The first one was at 22:15 or 22:16 local time (14:15 or 14:16 UST).
Dumaguete / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling : Three quakes in 2 minutes.

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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region, Philippines on Thursday, 24 September 2020

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