Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 3.5 km south of Guiuan, Philippines, on Thursday, 4 Feb 2021 3:30 am (GMT +0) -
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 22 km depth
5 Feb 02:05 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 23 hours.
Date & time: 4 Feb 2021 03:30:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 4 Feb 2021 3:30 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11°N / 125.73°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Mahagnao (95 km / 59 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) SSE of Guiuan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NW of Sulangan (pop: 3,030) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) ESE of Giporlos (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SSE of Borongan City (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) E of Tanauan (Leyte) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) ESE of Palo (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) ENE of Abuyog (Leyte) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ESE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ESE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
653 km (405 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) E of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) --> 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||22 km||004 Km S 12° E of Guiuan (Eastern 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.