Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 8.5 km southeast of Silvino Lobos, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 17 January 2021 - 03:51 AM (PST) -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 92 km depth
17 Jan 15:50 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 20 hours.
Date & time: 16 Jan 2021 19:51:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 17 January 2021 - 03:51 AM (PST)
Depth: 92.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.26°N / 124.9°E (Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) ESE of Silvino Lobos (pop: 2,720) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) S of Pambujan (Northern Samar) (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Laoang (Northern Samar) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) NNE of Pagsanghan (Samar) (pop: 8,020) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SE of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NE of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) N of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NW of Borongan City (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) N of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
498 km (309 mi) ESE 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: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||92 km||009 Km S 40° E of Silvino Lobos (Northern Samar), Philippines||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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