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Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Sulu Sea, 82 km southwest of Iloilo City, Western Visayas, Philippines, on Friday, Nov 11, 2022 at 7:16 am (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Sulu Sea, 82 km southwest of Iloilo City, Western Visayas, Philippines, on Friday, Nov 11, 2022 at 7:16 am (GMT +8) Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Sulu Sea, 82 km southwest of Iloilo City, Western Visayas, Philippines, on Friday, Nov 11, 2022 at 7:16 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

11 Nov 01:54 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 38 minutes.
11 Nov 02:14: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.5. Epicenter location corrected by 11 km (6.9 mi) towards ENE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 10, 2022 23:16:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Nov 11, 2022 at 7:16 am (GMT +8)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude10.2778°N / 121.9494°E (Sulu Sea, Philippines)
Antipode10.278°S / 58.051°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoCanlaon (130 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities16 km (10 mi) S of Magdalena (pop: 2,420) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) S of Tobias Fornier (pop: 2,890) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
77 km (48 mi) NW of Sipalay (pop: 24,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) SW of Iloilo City (pop: 387,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
99 km (61 mi) W of Hinigaran (pop: 39,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
100 km (62 mi) W of Binalbagan (pop: 38,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
118 km (73 mi) WSW of Bacolod City (pop: 454,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
493 km (306 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
115 km (71 mi) SSW of Panay Island (pop: 4,307,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
116 km (72 mi) WNW of Negros Island (pop: 4,414,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.817 kmPhilippines: 010 Km S 64° W of Anini-y (Antique)PHIVOLCS
4.710 kmPanay, PhilippinesRaspberryShake
4.710 kmPanay, PhilippinesGFZ
4.510 km16 Km S of Magdalena, PhilippinesUSGS


Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 535 km / 333 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Davao, Philippines: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.2-5.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (3)

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Iloilo City (81.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Slight rocking back and forth  
Oton, Iloilo / not felt : None  
Casay Viejo, Anini-y, antique Philippines (18.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Scary shake  

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