Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 56 km southwest of Iloilo, Western Visayas, Philippines, on 17 Oct 8:57 pm (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 56 km southwest of Iloilo, Western Visayas, Philippines, on 17 Oct 8:57 pm (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 5 km depth

17 Oct 13:11 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
Date & time: Oct 17, 2020 12:57:09 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 17 Oct 8:57 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.45°N / 122.12°E (Sulu Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 10.45°S / 57.88°W
Nearest volcano: Canlaon (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (10 mi) S of San Joaquin (pop: 4,890) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) ESE of Tobias Fornier (pop: 2,890) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SSW of Miagao (Iloilo) (pop: 8,880) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSE of Antique (pop: 4,820) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SW of Tigbauan (Iloilo) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (25 mi) SSE of Sibalom (Antique) (pop: 7,300) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SW of Trapiche (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SW of Oton (pop: 14,400) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WSW of Iloilo City (pop: 387,700) --> See nearby quakes!
478 km (297 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSW of Panay Island (pop: 4,307,000) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) NW of Negros Island (pop: 4,414,100) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) S of Boracay Island (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 26.9°C (80 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from N
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.25 km47 Km SW of Oton, PhilippinesEMSC
4.22 km017 Km S 48° W of San Joaquin (Iloilo), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS

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Iloilo (Philippines, 15 km N of epicenter) : It felt like a sudden jolt accompanied by a low hum-ish rumbling sound, the dishes rattled and the glass windows and doors created a vibrating sound (reported through EMSC)  
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