Terremoto moderato mag. 4.6 - Mare di Sulu, 94 km a sud ovest da Kalibo Town, Filippine, venerdí, 12 febbraio 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.6 - Mare di Sulu, 94 km a sud ovest da Kalibo Town, Filippine, venerdí, 12 febbraio 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.6 at 16 km depth

12 Feb 10:25 UTC: Primo a segnalare: PHIVOLCS dopo 9 minuti.
12 Feb 11:15: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.9 a 4.6. Profondità ricalcolata da 3.0 a 15.0 km (da 1.9 a 9.3 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 11 km (6.9 mi) al WSW.
13 Feb 04:15: Profondità ricalcolata da 15.0 a 16.0 km (da 9.3 a 9.9 mi).
Update Fri, 12 Feb 2021, 10:30
Moderate 4.9 quake hits near Iloilo City, Iloilo, Western Visayas, Philippines
4.9 quake 12 Feb 6:16 pm (GMT +8)
4.9 quake 12 Feb 6:16 pm (GMT +8)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred only 14 minutes ago 95 km northwest of Iloilo City, Philippines, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported.
The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 3 km beneath the epicenter near Iloilo City, Iloilo, Western Visayas, Philippines, early evening on Friday 12 February 2021 at 6:16 pm 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.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In San Francisco (pop. 2,900) located 31 km from the epicenter, and Patnongon (pop. 5,800) 32 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Sibalom (pop. 7,300) located 45 km from the epicenter, Pandan (pop. 34,000) 72 km away, Kalibo Town (pop. 56,800) 85 km away, Passi (pop. 42,800) 89 km away, and Iloilo City (pop. 387,700) 95 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Roxas (pop. 102,700) located 112 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 12 Feb 2021 10:16:00 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Friday, 12 Feb 2021 18:16 (GMT +8)
Magnitudine: 4.6
Profondità: 16.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 11.13°N / 121.73°E (Mare di Sulu, Filippine)
Vulcano più vicino: Silay (159 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km NO da Patnongon (Antique) (pop: 5,810) --> Vedi sismi vicini
41 km OSO da San Francisco (pop: 2,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
49 km NO da Sibalom (Antique) (pop: 7,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
79 km SSO da Pandan (Antique) (pop: 34,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
87 km NO da Tigbauan (Iloilo) (pop: 12,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
87 km ONO da Janiuay (Iloilo) (pop: 12,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
94 km SO da Kalibo Town (pop: 56,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
100 km O da Passi (pop: 42,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
143 km ONO da Bacólod (pop: 454,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
395 km SSE da Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
81 km O da Panay Island (pop: 4,307,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
194 km NO da of Negros Island (pop: 4,414,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 27.7°C (82 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from N
Fonte dati primaria: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
4.616 km035 Km S 78° W of Barbaza (Antique), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake (9)

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74.7 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Shook the house along with a rumbling sound, windows rattled, quake lasted for a few seconds | One user found this interesting.  
33.4 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cavite (373.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
102.3 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt
410.5 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
392.4 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Guisijan, Laua-an, Antique / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Culasi , Antique / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Binangbang Centro, Barbaza, Antique / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
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