Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - 6.5 km west of Nena, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 07 May 2019 - 06:49 AM (PST)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 56 km depth
6 May 23:05 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 16 minutes.
Date & time: 6 May 2019 22:49:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 07 May 2019 - 06:49 AM (PST)
Depth: 56.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.78°N / 125.36°E (Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) WNW of Nena (pop: 2,280) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSW of Taft (pop: 4,420) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNW of Borongan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) E of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) NNE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NNE of Palo (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NNE of Tanauan (Leyte) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) ESE of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
569 km (353 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||56 km||011 km N 73° 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.