Mag. 2.1 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 3.7 km east of Lajanosa Island, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, Philippines, on 28 August 2019 - 11:49 PM (PST)
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 33 km depth
28 Aug 16:05 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 16 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 28 August 2019 - 11:49 PM (PST)
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.62°N / 126.21°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (77 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SE of Union (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SE of Dapa (pop: 8,820) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) E of Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SSE of Pilar (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) NE of Cantilan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 9,410) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) N of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) ESE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NE of Cabadbaran (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) NE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
794 km (493 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (2 mi) E of Lajanosa Island --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) ESE of Hajakhak Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.1||33 km||019 km S 20° E of General Luna (Surigao Del Norte) (Philippines)||PHIVOLCS|
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