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Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - South China Sea, 179 km west of Manila, Philippines, on Tuesday, Nov 15, 2022 at 4:24 pm (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - South China Sea, 179 km west of Manila, Philippines, on Tuesday, Nov 15, 2022 at 4:24 pm (GMT +8) Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - South China Sea, 179 km west of Manila, Philippines, on Tuesday, Nov 15, 2022 at 4:24 pm (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 19 km depth

15 Nov 09:17 UTC: First to report: USGS after 52 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 15, 2022 08:24:37 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Nov 15, 2022 at 4:24 pm (GMT +8)
Depth19.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude14.0707°N / 119.4159°E (South China Sea, Philippines)
Antipode14.071°S / 60.584°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoMariveles (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities71 km (44 mi) WNW of Cabra (pop: 3,260) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
83 km (52 mi) WNW of Maliig (pop: 2,840) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
122 km (76 mi) WSW of Mariveles (pop: 84,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
126 km (78 mi) SW of ollong-gapo (pop: 221,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
174 km (108 mi) SW of San Fernando City (pop: 251,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
179 km (111 mi) WSW of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
188 km (117 mi) WSW of Quezon City (pop: 2,761,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
189 km (118 mi) W of Calamba (pop: 316,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
221 km (138 mi) NW of Mindoro Island (pop: 1,331,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
274 km (170 mi) SW of Luzon Island (pop: 46,228,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 29.3°C (85 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 9 m/s (17 kts) from ENE
Estimated seismic energy released1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 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.
4.919 km71 Km WNW of Cabra, PhilippinesUSGS
4.710 kmLuzon, PhilippinesGFZ
4.910 kmLuzon, PhilippinesIRIS


Seismic station: Taitung (TWGB/TW network) | Distance from quake: 988 km / 614 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Taitung: 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

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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