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Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 022 Km S 45° W of San Joaquin (Iloilo), Philippines, on 16 October 2020 - 02:14 AM (PST)

Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake  - 022 Km S 45° W of San Joaquin (Iloilo), Philippines, on 16 October 2020 - 02:14 AM (PST)
15 Oct 18:25 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 11 minutes.
16 Oct 15:35: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.4. Epicenter location corrected by 11 km (6.8 mi) towards SE.
Date & time: 2020-10-15 06:14:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 16 October 2020 - 02:14 AM (PST)
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.44°N / 122°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Canlaon (133 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NE of Magdalena (pop: 2,400)
7 km (4 mi) SW of Lawigan (pop: 2,600)
10 km (6 mi) SE of Tobias Fornier (pop: 2,900)
68 km (42 mi) SW of Iloilo (pop: 387,700)
107 km (66 mi) SW of Bacolod City (pop: 454,900)
109 km (68 mi) SW of Mansilingan (pop: 454,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 24°C (75 F), humidity: 92%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from E
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 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
2020-10-15 18:14:00 UTC
16 October 2020 - 02:14 AM (PST)
M 3.4 / 1 km022 Km S 45° W of San Joaquin (Iloilo), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
2020-10-15 18:14:36 UTCM 3.2 / 1 km38 Km WSW of Miagao, PhilippinesEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
16.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s (reported through our app)

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 022 Km S 45° W of San Joaquin (Iloilo), Philippines, on 16 October 2020 - 02:14 AM (PST)

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