Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 54 km southwest of Calbayog City, Philippines, on 20 February 2021 - 04:00 PM (PST) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 7 km depth
21 Feb 02:20 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 18 hours.
Date & time: 20 Feb 2021 08:00:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 20 February 2021 - 04:00 PM (PST)
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.86°N / 124.15°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) ESE of Limbuhan (pop: 3,190) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) SE of Cataingan (Masbate) (pop: 7,810) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) E of Placer (Masbate) (pop: 5,970) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NW of Naval (Biliran) (pop: 12,200) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) WSW of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SE of Masbate (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) W of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) NW of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
459 km (285 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SE of Masbate Island (pop: 706,900) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) W of Samar Island (pop: 1,751,300) --> 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||7 km||023 Km S 47° E of Cataingan (Masbate), 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.