Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 36 km northeast of Lajanosa Island, Philippines, on 08 February 2021 - 07:53 AM (PST) -
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Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 6 km depth
8 Feb 13:50 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 14 hours.
Date & time: 7 Feb 2021 23:53:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 08 February 2021 - 07:53 AM (PST)
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.82°N / 126.44°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) ENE of Union (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) E of Pilar (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ESE of San Benito (pop: 2,330) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) E of Del Carmen (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) ENE of Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NNE of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) E of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NE of Libertad (pop: 250,400) --> See nearby quakes!
797 km (495 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.2||6 km||031 Km N 82° E of General Luna (Surigao Del Norte), Philippines||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quake
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