Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 30 km northeast of Llorente, Philippines, on 01 May 2019 - 07:06 PM (PST)

Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 30 km northeast of Llorente, Philippines, on 01 May 2019 - 07:06 PM (PST)

Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 9 km depth

1 May 11:20 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 14 minutes.
May 2 05:55: Magnitude recalculated from 2.8 to 2.4.
May 2 06:50: Magnitude recalculated from 2.4 to 2.3.
Date & time: 1 May 2019 11:06:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 01 May 2019 - 07:06 PM (PST)
Magnitude: 2.3
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.59°N / 125.75°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Cancajanag (134 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) ENE of Maydolong (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,490) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NE of Llorente (Eastern Samar) (pop: 7,910) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) E of Borongan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ESE of San Julian (pop: 3,070) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) ENE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) ENE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) ENE of Palo (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NE of Tanauan (Leyte) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) ESE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
616 km (383 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ESE of Samar Island (pop: 1,751,300) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NE of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 2.39 km028 km N 71° E of Maydolong (Eastern Samar) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS

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At magnitude 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.
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