Weak mag. 3.3 earthquake - 28 km east of Catbalogan, Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 23 April 2019 - 01:49 PM (PST)
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Weak magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 26 km depth
23 Apr 06:15 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 26 minutes.
Date & time: 23 Apr 2019 05:49:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 23 April 2019 - 01:49 PM (PST)
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.74°N / 125.14°E (Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (70 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) ENE of San Sebastian (pop: 2,020) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) E of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) WNW of Borongan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NNE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) NNE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NNE of Palo (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) ESE of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) NE of Carigara (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) N of Tanauan (Leyte) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
552 km (343 mi) SE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 3.3||26 km||034 km S 87° W of San Julian (Eastern Samar) (Philippines)||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quake (9)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Tovy / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
cabu city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cebu City (202.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Legazpi City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
milaor (228.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Catarman Northern Samar / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Baybay City, Leyte / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
191.2 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
cebu city / Weak shaking (MMI III)