Light mag. 2.7 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 6.2 km north of Palaroo, Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 16 May 2019 - 03:08 PM (PST)
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Light magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 1 km depth
16 May 07:25 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 16 May 2019 07:08:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 16 May 2019 - 03:08 PM (PST)
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.46°N / 124.47°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NNW of Palaroo (pop: 2,410) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SE of Naval (Biliran) (pop: 12,200) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) ENE of San Isidro (pop: 4,870) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SW of Caibiran (Biliran) (pop: 6,460) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NW of Carigara (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NNW of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) SW of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WNW of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WNW of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
515 km (320 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||1 km||001 km S 28° W of Biliran (Biliran) (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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.