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Terremoto moderado mag. 4.7 - 5 km NW of Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, miércoles, 18 may 2022 09:38 (GMT +8) -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.7 - 5 km NW of Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, miércoles, 18 may 2022 09:38 (GMT +8) Terremoto moderado mag. 4.7 - 5 km NW of Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, miércoles, 18 may 2022 09:38 (GMT +8)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.7 a 10 km de profundidad

18 May 02:01 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 23 minutos.
18 May 02:35: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: USGS
25 May 00:26: Magnitud recalculada de 4.6 a 4.7. Ubicación del epicentro corregida 2.7 km (1.7 mi) al ENE.
Update Wed, 18 May 2022, 02:06
Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake 8 km east of Masbate, Philippines
4.8 quake 18 May 9:38 am (GMT +8)
4.8 quake 18 May 9:38 am (GMT +8)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred only 28 minutes ago 8 km east of Masbate, Philippines, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 5 km beneath the epicenter near Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, in the morning on Wednesday, May 18th, 2022, at 9:38 am local time. 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 Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), which listed it as a magnitude 4.8 earthquake as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should have been widely felt by almost everyone in the area of the epicenter. It might have caused light to moderate damage.
Moderate shaking probably occurred in Mobo (pop. 3,800) located 7 km from the epicenter, and Batuan (pop. 2,500) 7 km away.
In Masbate (pop. 47,500) located 8 km from the epicenter, San Fernando (pop. 6,200) 13 km away, and San Jacinto (pop. 7,600) 21 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Bulan (pop. 28,500) located 38 km from the epicenter, Irosin (pop. 20,700) 51 km away, Sorsogon (pop. 82,700) 73 km away, and Legazpi (pop. 179,500) 85 km away.
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Earthquake data

Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora18 May 2022 01:38:36 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentromiércoles, 18 may 2022 09:38 (GMT +8)
Prof.10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud12.4015°N / 123.5901°E (Bicol, Filipinas)
Antipode12.402°S / 56.41°W
Intensidad del temblorTemblor moderado cerca del epicentro
Sentido1 informe
Fuente primaria de datosUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Volcán mas cercanoBulusan (65 km / 40 mi)
Lugares cercanos5 km al NO de Masbate (pop: 47,500) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
13 km al SE de Baleno (pop: 3,740) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
43 km al SO de Bulan (Sorsogon) (pop: 28,500) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
58 km al SO de Irosin (pop: 20,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
77 km al SO de Sorsogon (pop: 82,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
84 km al S de Legazpi (pop: 179,500) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
100 km al S de Polangui (pop: 77,100) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
374 km al SE de Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoOvercast Clouds 29.6°C (85 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from SE
Energía sísmica estimada liberada7.1 x 1011 joules (197 MWh, equivalente a 169 toneladas de 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.
4.710 km1 Km S of Bulo, PhilippinesUSGS
4.811 kmPhilippines: 007 Km N 46° E of Mobo (Masbate)PHIVOLCS
4.610 kmLuzon, PhilippinesRaspberryShake
4.610 kmLuzon, PhilippinesGFZ

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
mambusao (152.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
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