Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - 1.7 km southeast of Capoocan, Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 27 April 2019 - 08:33 PM (PST)
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Light magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 2 km depth
27 Apr 12:50 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Apr 2019 12:33:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 27 April 2019 - 08:33 PM (PST)
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.28°N / 124.65°E (Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Cancajanag (27 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SSE of Capoocan (Leyte) (pop: 8,470) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (2 mi) WSW of Carigara (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NE of Kananya (Leyte) (pop: 7,650) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NW of Jaro (Leyte) (pop: 7,940) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) N of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) W of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) W of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) WNW of Palo (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SSW of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
543 km (337 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: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||2 km||002 km S 18° E of Capoocan (Leyte) (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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.