Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - 5.8 km west of Borongan, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 26 April 2019 - 09:48 AM (PST)
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Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 13 km depth
26 Apr 02:05 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Apr 2019 01:48:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 26 April 2019 - 09:48 AM (PST)
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.62°N / 125.38°E (Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Cancajanag (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) WNW of Borongan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SSW of San Julian (pop: 3,070) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NW of Maydolong (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,490) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) ESE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) NE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) NE of Palo (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NE of Tanauan (Leyte) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) ESE of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
581 km (361 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: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.4||13 km||017 km S 28° W of San Julian (Eastern 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 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.