Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - Leyte Island, 23 km southeast of Ormoc City, Philippines, on Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 6:12 am (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - Leyte Island, 23 km southeast of Ormoc City, Philippines, on Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 6:12 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 2 km depth

19 Oct 22:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Date & time: Oct 19, 2021 22:12:23 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 6:12 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.92°N / 124.8°E (Province of Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Antipode: 10.92°S / 55.2°W
Nearest volcano: Mahagnao (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SSW of San Pedro (pop: 3,600) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) ESE of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) N of Baybay City (Leyte) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NW of Abuyog (Leyte) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SW of Tanauan (Leyte) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SW of Palo (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSW of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSE of Carigara (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
583 km (362 mi) SE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 25.3°C (77 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from E
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.02 kmPhilippines: 008 Km N 85° E of Albuera (Leyte)PHIVOLCS
4.510 km1 Km S of San Pedro, PhilippinesUSGS

User reports for this quake (9)

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Baybay City (28.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
Dulag, Province of Leyte, Eastern Visayas (24.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Ormoc / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Brgy. Guadalupe, Baybay City, Leyte / Weak shaking (MMI III)
ormoc city, leyte / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Ormoc City, Leyte / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
Tubigon / not felt : Nothing felt. (reported through our app)  
Burauen Leyte / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Burauen, Leyte / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short (reported through our app)
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