Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - 27 km east of Catbalogan, Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 19 July 2019 - 02:50 AM (PST)
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Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 1 km depth
19 Jul 15:20 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 21 hours.
Date & time: 18 Jul 2019 18:50:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 19 July 2019 - 02:50 AM (PST)
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.8°N / 125.13°E (Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) NE of San Sebastian (pop: 2,020) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) E of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) WNW of Borongan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NNE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NNE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) ESE of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) N of Palo (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) NE of Carigara (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) SE of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
547 km (340 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: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.4||1 km||034 km S 70° W of Taft (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 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.