Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - 13 km northeast of Santa Rita, Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 01 September 2019 - 03:31 AM (PST)
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 33 km depth
31 Aug 19:40 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 31 Aug 2019 19:31:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 01 September 2019 - 03:31 AM (PST)
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.55°N / 125.01°E (Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (52 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) NNE of Santa Rita (pop: 4,340) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NE of Babatngon (Leyte) (pop: 6,240) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) SSE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) N of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) N of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) N of Palo (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) NE of Carigara (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) W of Borongan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SE of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
553 km (344 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||33 km||008 km S 21° E of Pinabacdao (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 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.