Mag. 2.3 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 54 km southeast of Tandag, Philippines, on Wednesday, 7 March 2018 at 12:09 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 28 km depth
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.76°N / 126.57°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (148 km / 92 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) E of Marihatag (pop: 3,830) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) ESE of Bacolod (pop: 2,170) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SE of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) ENE of Lianga (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) NNE of Bislig (pop: 67,600) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) ENE of San Francisco (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 18,500) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) ENE of Bah-Bah (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 28,600) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) E of Bayugan (pop: 40,600) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) E of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
890 km (553 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NNE of Pangasinan Island --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SE of Macangani Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||28 km||030 km S 81||PHIVOLCS|
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