Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 43 km southwest of Calbayog City, Philippines, on 21 February 2021 - 01:31 AM (PST) -
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 15 km depth
21 Feb 10:50 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 17 hours.
Date & time: 20 Feb 2021 17:31:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 21 February 2021 - 01:31 AM (PST)
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.85°N / 124.27°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) WSW of Santo Niño (pop: 2,860) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) E of Limbuhan (pop: 3,190) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) ESE of Cataingan (Masbate) (pop: 7,810) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NNW of Naval (Biliran) (pop: 12,200) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SW of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) W of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) SSW of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SE of Masbate (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) NW of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
470 km (292 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) ESE of Masbate Island (pop: 706,900) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 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: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.3||15 km||007 Km S 12° W of Almagro (Samar), Philippines||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quake
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