Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 4.3 km northeast of Palanas, Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on 13 November 2020 - 08:10 AM (PST) -

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 4.3 km northeast of Palanas, Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on 13 November 2020 - 08:10 AM (PST)

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 13 km depth

13 Nov 00:25 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 15 minutes.
13 Nov 10:40: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 4.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 24.0 to 13.0 km (from 14.9 to 8.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.9 km (3 mi) towards ESE.
Date & time: 13 Nov 2020 00:10:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 13 November 2020 - 08:10 AM (PST)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.18°N / 123.94°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Bulusan (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) NNE of Palanas (pop: 2,690) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) ESE of Uson (pop: 4,400) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) NNW of Cataingan (Masbate) (pop: 7,810) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) ESE of Masbate (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) S of Bulan (Sorsogon) (pop: 28,500) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) S of Irosin (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) W of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) S of Sorsogon (pop: 82,700) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) NW of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
418 km (260 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) E of Masbate Island (pop: 706,900) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NE of Panay Island (pop: 4,307,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.013 km004 Km N 22° E of Palanas (Masbate), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
3.924 kmMASBATE REGION, PHILIPPINESEMSC

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