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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 35 Km WSW of Miagao, Philippines, on 16 Oct 8:41 am (GMT +8)

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake  - 35 Km WSW of Miagao, Philippines, on 16 Oct 8:41 am (GMT +8)
16 Oct 00:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
Date & time: 2020-10-16 12:41:59 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 16 Oct 8:41 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.49°N / 121.96°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Canlaon (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SE of Tobias Fornier (pop: 2,900)
8 km (5 mi) NW of Magdalena (pop: 2,400)
9 km (6 mi) W of Lawigan (pop: 2,600)
70 km (43 mi) SW of Iloilo (pop: 387,700)
110 km (68 mi) W of Bacolod City (pop: 454,900)
113 km (70 mi) W of Mansilingan (pop: 454,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 24.4°C (76 F), humidity: 95%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from SE
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 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
2020-10-16 00:41:59 UTC
16 Oct 8:41 am (GMT +8)
M 4.4 / 1 km35 Km WSW of Miagao, PhilippinesEMSC
2020-10-16 00:41:00 UTC
16 October 2020 - 08:41 AM (PST)
M 4.4 / 1 km022 Km S 62° W of San Joaquin (Iloilo), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
2020-10-16 00:42:00 UTC
16 October 2020 - 08:42 AM (PST)
M 4.4 / 1 km015 Km S 46° W of San Joaquin (Iloilo), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake (2)

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Fabrica, Hamtic, Antique / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 15-20 s : Nahilo ako, nakita ko yong kable nang kuryente na gumalaw at umaalon ang lupa. Mga tao dito samen nagsilabasan at nagsigawan na may linog. | One user found this interesting.
13.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 20-30 s : The cable wires waving. | One user found this interesting.

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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 35 Km WSW of Miagao, Philippines, on 16 Oct 8:41 am (GMT +8)

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