Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Samar, 23 km west of Nena, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 19 May 2019 - 08:29 PM (PST)
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 22 km depth
19 May 13:15 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 46 minutes.
Date & time: 19 May 2019 12:29:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 19 May 2019 - 08:29 PM (PST)
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.78°N / 125.21°E (Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) ENE of San Sebastian (pop: 2,020) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) W of Nena (pop: 2,280) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NW of Borongan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) E of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NNE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NNE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) NNE of Palo (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) ESE of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NE of Carigara (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
555 km (345 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: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||22 km||018 km N 63° E of Hinabangan (Western 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.