Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - 21 km southeast of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Tuesday, 2 Feb 2021 6:25 am (GMT +8) -

Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - 21 km southeast of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Tuesday, 2 Feb 2021 6:25 am (GMT +8)

Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 39 km depth

1 Feb 22:35 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 10 minutes.
2 Feb 12:00: Magnitude recalculated from 2.4 to 2.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 33.0 to 39.0 km (from 21 to 24 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 15 km (9.2 mi) towards SSW.
Date & time: 1 Feb 2021 22:25:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 2 Feb 2021 6:25 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 2.5
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.48°N / 125.18°E (Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Bulusan (131 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SW of Cabatuan (pop: 2,380) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SE of Palapag (Northern Samar) (pop: 8,340) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) NW of Gamay (Northern Samar) (pop: 9,130) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) ESE of Laoang (Northern Samar) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNW of Hipadpad (pop: 3,800) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) ESE of Pambujan (Northern Samar) (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) E of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) NE of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) N of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
512 km (318 mi) ESE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NNE of Samar Island (pop: 1,751,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 26°C (79 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from NE
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.539 km011 Km S 44° E of Palapag (Northern Samar), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS

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