Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 19 km north of Surigao City, Philippines, on Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 7:38 pm (GMT +8) -

Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 19 km north of Surigao City, Philippines, on Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 7:38 pm (GMT +8)

Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 23 km depth

24 Feb 11:55 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 17 minutes.
25 Feb 11:50: Magnitude recalculated from 2.8 to 2.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 31.0 to 23.0 km (from 19.3 to 14.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 6.7 km (4.1 mi) towards E.
Date & time: 24 Feb 2021 11:38:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 7:38 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.96°N / 125.51°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Cabalian (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) W of Dinagat (pop: 2,600) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) N of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NW of Talisay (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NNW of Placer (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) S of Loreto (Dinagat Islands) (pop: 5,400) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) N of Mainit (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) ESE of Maasin (Southern Leyte) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) N of Cabadbaran (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) N of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
713 km (443 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SE of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 27.2°C (81 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from E
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.923 km009 Km S 45° W of San Jose (Dinagat Islands), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS

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