Mag. 2.8 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 23 km northeast of Tigdos Island, Philippines, on Friday, 16 February 2018 at 00:56 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.48°N / 126.6°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (136 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) ENE of Hinatuan (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NE of Bislig (pop: 67,600) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) E of Tagbina (pop: 10,700) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) E of San Francisco (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 18,500) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) ENE of Bunawan (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NE of Trento (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) E of Bah-Bah (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 28,600) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SE of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) ESE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
916 km (569 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) ENE of Tigdos Island --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) N of Quinablangan Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||15 km||031 km N 66||PHIVOLCS|
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