Minor mag. 1.9 earthquake - 10.3 km southeast of Maao, Negros Occidental, Western Visayas, Philippines, on 09 January 2021 - 01:38 AM (PST) -
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Minor magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 9 km depth
8 Jan 23:10 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 6 hours.
Date & time: 8 Jan 2021 17:38:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 09 January 2021 - 01:38 AM (PST)
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.44°N / 123.07°E (Negros Occidental, Western Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Canlaon (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) N of Sagang (Negros Occidental) (pop: 8,140) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) ESE of Maao (Negros Occidental) (pop: 25,800) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NNE of La Castellana (Negros Occidental) (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) E of La Carlota (pop: 41,200) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Canlaon (Central Visayas) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) S of Murcia (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) SSE of Mansilingan (pop: 454,200) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SE of Taloc (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) SSE of Bacolod City (pop: 454,900) --> See nearby quakes!
516 km (320 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: 4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.9||9 km||016 Km N 85° E of City Of La Carlota (Negros Occidental), 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 1.9, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.