Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - 17 km northwest of Borongan, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 23 April 2019 - 05:43 PM (PST)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 41 km depth
23 Apr 09:55 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 12 minutes.
Date & time: 23 Apr 2019 09:43:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 23 April 2019 - 05:43 PM (PST)
Depth: 41.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.71°N / 125.32°E (Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) WSW of Nena (pop: 2,280) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) NW of Borongan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Taft (pop: 4,420) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) E of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NNE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NNE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNE of Palo (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) NNE of Tanauan (Leyte) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) ESE of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
569 km (354 mi) ESE 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: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||41 km||016 km S 71° W of San Julian (Eastern Samar) (Philippines)||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.