Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 38 km east of Kambiling Island, Philippines, on 05 February 2021 - 11:43 PM (PST) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 8 km depth
6 Feb 11:30 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 20 hours.
Date & time: 5 Feb 2021 15:43:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 05 February 2021 - 11:43 PM (PST)
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.97°N / 126.34°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (99 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) ENE of Pilar (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) E of Santa Monica (pop: 2,280) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NE of Dapa (pop: 8,820) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) ENE of Del Carmen (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NE of Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NNE of Cantilan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 9,410) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) ENE of Placer (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) ENE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) NE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
778 km (483 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||8 km||028 Km N 44° E of General Luna (Surigao Del Norte), 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.