Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 10 km northeast of Mantiquil, Negros Oriental, Central Visayas, Philippines, on 27 October 2019 - 05:16 PM (PST) -

Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 10 km northeast of Mantiquil, Negros Oriental, Central Visayas, Philippines, on 27 October 2019 - 05:16 PM (PST)

Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 7 km depth

27 Oct 09:25 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 9 minutes.
Oct 28 02:55: Magnitude recalculated from 2.2 to 2.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 14.0 to 7.0 km.
Date & time: 27 Oct 2019 09:16:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 27 October 2019 - 05:16 PM (PST)
Magnitude: 2.3
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.21°N / 123.13°E (Negros Oriental, Central Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Cuernos de Negros (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) ENE of Mantiquil (pop: 2,280) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) NNW of Mayabon (Negros Oriental) (pop: 6,520) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WSW of Dumaguete (pop: 113,500) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SW of Sibulan (Negros Oriental) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) ESE of Santa Catalina (Negros Oriental) (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) S of Tanjay (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) ESE of Bayawan (Negros Oriental) (pop: 36,100) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) S of Bais City (pop: 65,600) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) SW of Cebu City (pop: 798,600) --> See nearby quakes!
644 km (400 mi) SSE 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: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.37 km015 km N 83° W of Dauin (Negros Oriental) (Philippines)PHIVOLCS

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At magnitude 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.
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