Mag. 2.6 earthquake - South China Sea, 20 km southwest of Calatagan, Calabarzon, Philippines, on 05 October 2020 - 09:28 PM (PST) -

Mag. 2.6 earthquake  - South China Sea, 20 km southwest of Calatagan, Calabarzon, Philippines, on 05 October 2020 - 09:28 PM (PST)

Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 124 km depth

5 Oct 13:45 UTC: Premier à signaler: PHIVOLCS après 18 minutes.
6 Oct 11:10: Magnitude recalculée de 2.8 à 2.6. Profondeur recalculée de 127.0 à 124.0 km (de 79 à 77 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 7 km (4.4 mi) au SO.
Date & time: 5 Oct 2020 13:28:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 05 October 2020 - 09:28 PM (PST)
Magnitude: 2.6
Profondeur: 124.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.71°N / 120.5°E (Mer de Chine orientale, Philippines)
Volcan le plus près: Taal (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km SO de Calatagan (pop: 16,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
36 km SO de Balayan (Batangas) (pop: 50,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
36 km SO de Balayan (pop: 50,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
42 km SO de Calaca (pop: 37,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
42 km SSO de Nasugbu (pop: 62,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
49 km OSO de Taal (pop: 39,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
61 km O de Batangas City (pop: 237,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
63 km SO de Tagaytay City (pop: 71,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
83 km SO de Dasmariñas (pop: 441,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
112 km SSO de Manille (pop: 1,600,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
108 km NO de Mindoro Island (pop: 1,331,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
51 km O de Balahibongmanoc Island --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.9°C (84 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from E
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 2.6124 km020 Km S 47° W of Calatagan (Batangas), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake

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At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Mag. 2.6 earthquake - South China Sea, 20 km southwest of Calatagan, Calabarzon, Philippines, on 05 October 2020 - 09:28 PM (PST)
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