Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 13 km east of Limbuhan, Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on 15 November 2020 - 05:40 PM (PST) -

Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake  - 13 km east of Limbuhan, Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on 15 November 2020 - 05:40 PM (PST)

Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 19 km depth

15 Nov 10:45 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 1 hour and 6 minutes.
16 Nov 06:36: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 19.0 km (from 1.2 to 11.8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 10.9 km (6.8 mi) towards E.
Date & time: 15 Nov 2020 09:40:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 15 November 2020 - 05:40 PM (PST)
Magnitude: 2.2
Depth: 19.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.84°N / 124.16°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) SE of Limbuhan (Masbate) (pop: 3,190)
26 km (16 mi) SE of Cataingan (Masbate) (pop: 7,810)
26 km (16 mi) E of Placer (Masbate) (pop: 5,970)
33 km (20 mi) SW of Santo Niño (Samar) (pop: 2,860)
37 km (23 mi) SE of Nabangig (Masbate) (pop: 2,970)
40 km (25 mi) NW of Naval (Biliran) (pop: 12,200)
54 km (33 mi) SW of Calbayog City (Samar) (pop: 67,900)
79 km (49 mi) W of Catbalogan (Samar) (pop: 68,100)
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.219 km025 Km S 46° E of Cataingan (Masbate), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS

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Cebu (182.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Da fonte sul posto: NDRRMC (4:30PM, 15Nov20) Magnitude 5.0 lindol naganap sa Pio V Corpuz, Masbate kaninang 2:35 PM. Dc Aftershocks (at damages)ay inaasahan. In lingua locale.
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Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 13 km east of Limbuhan, Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on 15 November 2020 - 05:40 PM (PST)
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