Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 66 km east of Guiuan, Philippines, on 25 August 2018 - 04:09 AM (PST)

Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 66 km east of Guiuan, Philippines, on 25 August 2018 - 04:09 AM (PST)

Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 37 km depth

24 Aug 20:35 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 26 minutes.
Aug 25 13:35: Magnitude recalculated from 2.6 to 2.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.0 to 37.0 km.
Date & time: 24 Aug 2018 20:09:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 25 August 2018 - 04:09 AM (PST)
Magnitude: 2.7
Depth: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.2°N / 126.3°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Cabalian (143 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) ENE of Sulangan (pop: 3,030) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) ENE of Guiuan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) E of Salcedo (pop: 3,600) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) E of Quinapundan (pop: 3,470) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) ESE of Llorente (Eastern Samar) (pop: 7,910) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) ESE of Maydolong (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,490) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) E of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) E of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NNE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
690 km (429 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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2.737 km066 km N 74° E of Guiuan (Eastern Samar)PHIVOLCS

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