Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 22 km north of Catbalogan, Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 20 May 2019 - 06:14 AM (PST)
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 23 km depth
19 May 22:30 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 16 minutes.
Date & time: 19 May 2019 22:14:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 20 May 2019 - 06:14 AM (PST)
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.97°N / 124.88°E (Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (62 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) ENE of Tarangnan (pop: 2,760) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WSW of San Jose de Buan (pop: 2,810) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) N of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) ESE of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSE of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SSW of Laoang (Northern Samar) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) WNW of Borongan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) N of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) N of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
514 km (319 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: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||23 km||009 km S 60° E of Gandara (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.