Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 141 km northeast of Butuan, Agusan Del Norte, Caraga, Philippines, on 13 October 2020 - 05:07 AM (PST) -

Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 141 km northeast of Butuan, Agusan Del Norte, Caraga, Philippines, on 13 October 2020 - 05:07 AM (PST)

Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 11 km depth

12 Oct 21:20 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 13 minutes.
13 Oct 03:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 17.0 to 11.0 km (from 10.6 to 6.8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 14.3 km (8.9 mi) towards ESE.
Date & time: Oct 12, 2020 21:07:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 13 October 2020 - 05:07 AM (PST)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.92°N / 126.37°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 9.92°S / 53.63°W
Nearest volcano: Paco (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) ENE of Pilar (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) ESE of Santa Monica (pop: 2,280) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) ENE of Dapa (pop: 8,820) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) E of Del Carmen, Surigao del Norte (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NE of Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) N of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) E of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) NE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) NE of Cagayan de Oro (pop: 445,100) --> See nearby quakes!
784 km (487 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) ESE of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.9°C (84 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from NW
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
4.111 km028 Km N 58° E of General Luna (Surigao Del Norte), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
4.017 km50 Km NE of Socorro, PhilippinesEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
General Luna, siargao / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
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