Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 8.9 km south of Balangiga, Philippines, on 29 September 2019 - 12:27 AM (PST)
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 13 km depth
28 Sep 16:35 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Sep 2019 16:27:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 29 September 2019 - 12:27 AM (PST)
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.03°N / 125.39°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Mahagnao (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) S of Balangiga (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,590) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) SW of Quinapundan (pop: 3,470) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) ESE of Tanauan (Leyte) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) ESE of Palo (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ESE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) ESE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NE of Abuyog (Leyte) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) E of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
622 km (386 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ENE of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.0||13 km||009 km S 03° E of Balangiga (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 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.