Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 18 km east of San Sebastian, Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 23 April 2019 - 03:05 PM (PST)
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 27 km depth
23 Apr 07:45 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 40 minutes.
Date & time: 23 Apr 2019 07:05:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 23 April 2019 - 03:05 PM (PST)
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.74°N / 125.18°E (Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) E of San Sebastian (pop: 2,020) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WNW of Borongan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) E of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NNE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NNE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNE of Palo (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NNE of Tanauan (Leyte) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) ESE of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) NE of Carigara (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
555 km (345 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: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.0||27 km||012 km N 75° E of Hinabangan (Western Samar) (Philippines)||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.