Phillipine Sea Strong Earthquake

Strong earthquake 60 km out in the Philippine Sea, Samar, Philippines

Last update: February 4, 2012 at 3:14 pm by By 

M 5.9      2012/02/04 13:09     Depth 19.0 km      SAMAR, PHILIPPINES

09:09:29 PM at epicenter
Very strong earthquake 60 km out in the Philippine Sea
140 km from Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines
Reported intensities by Phivolcs, the Philippines seismological agency
Intensity IV – Gamay, Northern Samar
Intensity III – Palo, Leyte; Tacloban,Leyte; San Policarpo, E. Samar; Dolosa, Leyte; Catbalogan, Samar; Oras E. Samar
Update 15:14 UTC  : 4 aftershocks so far, among these aftershocks 1 of M 5.0
PHIVOLCS Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 5.8      2012/02/04 07:40      Depth 10.1 km     TONGA
08:40:13 PM at epicenter
Strong earthquake with an epicenter approx. 50 km from the Hai-apai group.
140 km (86 miles) ENE of NUKU`ALOFA, Tonga
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area (see below)

Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC