Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 30 km northeast of Cortes, Philippines, on 06 March 2020 - 03:32 AM (PST) -
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 24 km depth
5 Mar 19:40 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 06 March 2020 - 03:32 AM (PST)
Depth: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.48°N / 126.38°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (95 km / 59 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) NE of Cortes (pop: 3,030) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NE of Mabahin (pop: 2,330) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) ENE of Cantilan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 9,410) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SE of Dapa (pop: 8,820) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ESE of Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NE of Carmen (pop: 2,810) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NNE of Tandag City (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) ESE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) ENE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
818 km (508 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.1||24 km||031 km N 42° E of Cortes (Surigao Del Sur) (Philippines)||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.1, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.