Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.3 - South China Sea, 97 km SW of Basco, Philippines, Wednesday, 12 Aug. 2020 -

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.3 - South China Sea, 97 km SW of Basco, Philippines, Wednesday, 12 Aug. 2020

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.3 at 23 km depth

12 Aug 22:38 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 6 minutos.
Aug 13 06:34: Magnitud recalculada de 5.1 a 5.3.
Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 23.0 km.
Fecha & hora: 12 Aug 2020 22:32:40 UTC -
Magnitud: 5.3
Profundidad: 23.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 19.85°N / 121.3°E (South China Sea, Filipinas)
Volcán mas cercano: Unnamed (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km al SO de Basco (Batanes) (pop: 7,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
170 km al NNO de Aparri (Cagayan) (pop: 33,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
198 km al NNE de Laoag City (pop: 102,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
201 km al NNE de San Nicolás de Ilocos (Ilocos Norte) (pop: 34,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
214 km al NNE de Batac City (pop: 53,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
248 km al N de Solana (pop: 71,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
252 km al N de Tuguegarao City (pop: 115,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
271 km al NNE de Vigan City (pop: 48,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
389 km al N de Baguio City (pop: 272,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
584 km al N de Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
5.323 kmPhilippine Islands Region (Philippines)GFZ
5.330 kmBabuyan Isl Region, PhilippinesEMSC
5.530 kmPhilippine Islands Region (Philippines)GeoAu
5.2177 kmPhilippine Islands Region (Philippines)BMKG
5.420 km077 km S 59° W of Sabtang (Batanes) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS
5.510 km92 km SW of Basco, PhilippinesUSGS

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606.2 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Me and my family felt a shaking that last for 12 seconds (reported through our app)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 08 Oct 2020 02:06 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    37 km (23 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Sep 2020 17:39 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 18 Sep 2020 19:39 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 16 Aug 2020 19:38 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (23 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details

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