Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Eastern Samar, 41 km northeast of Catbalogan, Philippines, on 03 February 2021 - 12:34 PM (PST) -
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 29 km depth
4 Feb 00:45 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 8 hours.
Date & time: 3 Feb 2021 16:34:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 03 February 2021 - 12:34 PM (PST)
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.06°N / 125.13°E (Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) E of San Jose de Buan (pop: 2,810) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) WSW of Oras (Eastern Samar) (pop: 9,020) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) E of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSE of Laoang (Northern Samar) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NW of Borongan City (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SE of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) N of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) N of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
531 km (330 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: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.7||29 km||011 Km N 88° E of San Jose De Buan (Samar), 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.