Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 3.2 km northeast of Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 18 October 2019 - 11:56 PM (PST)
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 30 km depth
18 Oct 16:05 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Oct 2019 15:56:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 18 October 2019 - 11:56 PM (PST)
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.39°N / 124.5°E (Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SE of Palaroo (pop: 2,410) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) N of Consuegra (pop: 3,340) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NE of Kampokpok (Leyte) (pop: 5,690) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSE of Naval (Biliran) (pop: 12,200) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WNW of Carigara (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NNW of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) WNW of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) WNW of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SW of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
523 km (325 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: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.0||30 km||003 km N 34° E of Leyte (Leyte) (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.