Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 24 km northwest of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, Philippines, on 16 February 2021 - 08:57 AM (PST) -
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in Philippines| Caraga | National Capital Region
Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
16 Feb 11:20 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 10 hours.
Date & time: 16 Feb 2021 00:57:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 16 February 2021 - 08:57 AM (PST)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.17°N / 126°E (Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SSW of Carmen (pop: 2,810) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) S of Cantilan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 9,410) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) W of Mabahin (pop: 2,330) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNE of San Miguel (pop: 2,980) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) WNW of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) E of Cabadbaran (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NNE of Bayugan (pop: 40,600) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) ENE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) ENE of Libertad (pop: 250,400) --> See nearby quakes!
814 km (506 mi) SE 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: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|2.5||10 km||007 Km S 18° W of Carmen (Surigao Del Sur), 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 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.