Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 33 km north of Tandag, Philippines, on 21 February 2021 - 04:53 PM (PST) -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 31 km depth
22 Feb 02:40 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 18 hours.
Date & time: 21 Feb 2021 08:53:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 21 February 2021 - 04:53 PM (PST)
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.37°N / 126.16°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) NNW of Cortes (pop: 3,030) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) ENE of Cantilan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 9,410) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) N of Mabahin (pop: 2,330) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NE of Carmen (pop: 2,810) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) N of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) ENE of Cabadbaran (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) NE of Libertad (pop: 250,400) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ESE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
810 km (503 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||31 km||012 Km N 13° W of Cortes (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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.