Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - South China Sea, 64 km west of Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines, on Tuesday, 26 Jan 2021 3:39 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - South China Sea, 64 km west of Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines, on Tuesday, 26 Jan 2021 3:39 am (GMT +8)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.5 at 87 km depth

25 Jan 19:55 UTC: Premier à signaler: PHIVOLCS après 16 minutes.
26 Jan 04:40: Profondeur recalculée de 74.0 à 87.0 km (de 46 à 54 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 10.2 km (6.4 mi) au SSW.
Update Mon, 25 Jan 2021, 20:00
Light earthquake of magnitude 4.5 just reported 21 km southwest of Nasugbu, Philippines
4.5 quake 26 Jan 3:39 am (GMT +8)
4.5 quake 26 Jan 3:39 am (GMT +8)
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported a magnitude 4.5 quake in the Philippines near Nasugbu, Batangas, Calabarzon, only 21 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Tuesday 26 January 2021 at 3:39 am local time at an intermediate depth of 74 km. 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 European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.5 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Talisay (pop. 2,400) located 15 km from the epicenter, Nasugbu (pop. 62,900) 21 km away, Balayan (pop. 50,100) 26 km away, Balayan (pop. 50,100) 26 km away, Mariveles (pop. 84,600) 55 km away, Silang (pop. 119,500) 60 km away, Batangas City (pop. 237,400) 65 km away, Makati City (pop. 510,400) 90 km away, Taguig (pop. 644,500) 91 km away, and Manila (pop. 1,600,000) 91 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 25 Jan 2021 19:39:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: mardi, 26 janv. 2021 03:39 (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.5
Profondeur: 87.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.85°N / 120.47°E (Mer de Chine orientale, Philippines)
Volcan le plus près: Taal (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km O de Calatagan (pop: 16,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
30 km SO de Nasugbu (pop: 62,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
30 km OSO de Balayan (Batangas) (pop: 50,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
30 km OSO de Balayan (pop: 50,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
38 km OSO de Calaca (pop: 37,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
49 km O de Taal (pop: 39,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
64 km O de Batangas (pop: 237,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
68 km SO de Silang (pop: 119,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
87 km SO de Las Piñas (pop: 590,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
100 km SSO de Manille (pop: 1,600,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
123 km NO de Mindoro Island (pop: 1,331,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 26°C (79 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from E
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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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.
MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
4.587 km018 Km N 83° W of Calatagan (Batangas), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
4.4123 kmLUZON, PHILIPPINESEMSC
4.4215 km9 Km ENE of San Juan, PhilippinesUSGS
4.5131 kmLuzon, PhilippinesGFZ

User reports for this quake (6)

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Angono (105.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : I was asleep lol (reported through our app)  
69.8 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Aufgewacht  
Santa Rosa (76.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Santa Rosa (76.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Balayan, Batangas / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s : It woke me up.  
san nicholas / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
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