Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - 23 km south of Borongan, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Thursday, 4 Feb 2021 9:02 am (GMT +8) -

Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - 23 km south of Borongan, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Thursday, 4 Feb 2021 9:02 am (GMT +8)

Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 27 km depth

4 Feb 01:15 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 13 minutes.
4 Feb 11:30: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 29.0 to 27.0 km (from 18 to 16.8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 10.1 km (6.3 mi) towards WSW.
Date & time: 4 Feb 2021 01:02:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 4 Feb 2021 9:02 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.41°N / 125.48°E (Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Mahagnao (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) W of Llorente (Eastern Samar) (pop: 7,910) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) S of Maydolong (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,490) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSE of Borongan City (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) N of Giporlos (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) ENE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) ENE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) ENE of Palo (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NE of Tanauan (Leyte) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) ESE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
603 km (375 mi) SE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SE of Samar Island (pop: 1,751,300) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NE of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NE of Poro Island (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.3°C (81 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.027 km007 Km 00 °est of Llorente (Eastern Samar), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
3.029 kmSAMAR, PHILIPPINESEMSC

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