Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 57 km east of Tandag, Philippines, on 02 February 2021 - 04:18 AM (PST) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 13 km depth
2 Feb 10:15 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 14 hours.
Date & time: 1 Feb 2021 20:18:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 02 February 2021 - 04:18 AM (PST)
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.94°N / 126.7°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (149 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) E of Aras-asan (pop: 5,100) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) E of La Paz (pop: 2,310) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) ESE of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) ENE of Lianga (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NNE of Hinatuan (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NNE of Bislig (pop: 67,600) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) ENE of San Francisco (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 18,500) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) ENE of Bah-Bah (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 28,600) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) E of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
886 km (550 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||13 km||044 Km N 87° E of Cagwait (Surigao Del Sur), 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.