Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 87 km depth
25 Jan 19:55 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 16 minutes.
26 Jan 04:40: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 74.0 to 87.0 km (from 46 to 54 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 10.2 km (6.4 mi) towards SSW.
Update Mon, 25 Jan 2021, 20:00Light earthquake of magnitude 4.5 just reported 21 km southwest of Nasugbu, Philippines
4.5 quake 26 Jan 3:39 am (GMT +8)
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported a magnitude 4.5 quake in the Philippines near Nasugbu, Batangas, Calabarzon, only 21 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Tuesday 26 January 2021 at 3:39 am local time at an intermediate depth of 74 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.5 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Talisay (pop. 2,400) located 15 km from the epicenter, Nasugbu (pop. 62,900) 21 km away, Balayan (pop. 50,100) 26 km away, Balayan (pop. 50,100) 26 km away, Mariveles (pop. 84,600) 55 km away, Silang (pop. 119,500) 60 km away, Batangas City (pop. 237,400) 65 km away, Makati City (pop. 510,400) 90 km away, Taguig (pop. 644,500) 91 km away, and Manila (pop. 1,600,000) 91 km away.
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