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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 49 Km WSW of Iloilo, Philippines on Friday, 16 October 2020

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 49 Km WSW of Iloilo, Philippines on Friday, 16 October 2020
16 Oct 00:41 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
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Date & time: Friday, 16 October 2020 00:27 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 16 Oct 8:27 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.47°N / 122.18°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Canlaon (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) SE of San Joaquin (pop: 4,900)
15 km (9 mi) E of Lawigan (pop: 2,600)
20 km (13 mi) SW of Miagao (pop: 8,900)
87 km (54 mi) SW of Bacolod City (pop: 454,900)
89 km (55 mi) SW of Mansilingan (pop: 454,200)
188 km (117 mi) W of Cebu City (pop: 798,600)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 25.2°C (77 F), humidity: 91%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
16 Oct 8:27 am (GMT +8) (16 Oct 00:27:43 UTC)M 4.5 / 11 km49 Km WSW of Iloilo, PhilippinesEMSC
Fri, 16 Oct 00:27 UTCM 4.8 / 74 km35 Km S of Iloilo, PhilippinesBMKG
16 October 2020 - 08:27 AM (PST) (16 Oct 00:27:00 UTC)M 4.5 / 3 km012 Km S 42° W of San Joaquin (Iloilo), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake (22)

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Taguig City (470.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Avida Tower Atria (47.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
27.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
20.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Villaflor, Tobias Fornier, Antique (27.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
34 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Megaworld, Mandurriao, Iloilo City, Philippines / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : We felt 3 shakes at the office as of this writing. We are not advised to go out though since the alarm hasn't sounded yet. My colleagues don't feel safe. | 2 users found this interesting.
Mariveles Bataan / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Rockwell, Makati city, Metro Manila / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
Quezon City / not felt / 2-5 s : sudden felt dizzy
Quezon city / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
quezon city / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : I felt it while im sleeping,
qc / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Brgy Sinogbuhan San Joaquin Iloilo / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Jose, Antique / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Jaro, Iloilo City / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short
miagao / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Iloilo City, Philippines / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Guimbal iloilo / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Ungca (Philippines, 51 km NE of epicenter) : 2nd quake and bit stronger than the 1st one (reported through EMSC)
Miagao (Philippines, 20 km N of epicenter) : Quake, with almost immediate aftershock then third shock a few minutes later (reported through EMSC)
Iloilo (Philippines, 14 km NW of epicenter) : Just got back home to see my family members run outside the house and told me there were 2 earthquakes, didn't really mind it until we finally got back inside the house to settle, then I felt a little light headed, accompanied by a rough up and down motion, everyone screamed"earthquake" and we I was immediately alarmed, then a strong, rough and loud rolling motion, accompanied by a slow rumbling, after that everyone ran out the house. (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 49 Km WSW of Iloilo, Philippines on Friday, 16 October 2020

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