Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - 15 km west of Dumaguete, Philippines, on Friday, 26 Feb 2021 9:41 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - 15 km west of Dumaguete, Philippines, on Friday, 26 Feb 2021 9:41 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 5 km depth

26 Feb 02:00 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 19 minutes.
26 Feb 04:20: Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards E.
26 Feb 17:35: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 4.0 to 5.0 km (from 2.5 to 3.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards E.
Date & time: 26 Feb 2021 01:41:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 26 Feb 2021 9:41 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.31°N / 123.17°E (Province of Negros Oriental, Central Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Cuernos de Negros (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) WSW of Sibulan (Negros Oriental) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) W of Dumaguete (pop: 113,500) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNW of Maayong Tubig (pop: 4,920) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSE of Pamplona (Negros Oriental) (pop: 11,800) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) S of Tanjay (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) S of Bais City (pop: 65,600) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) E of Santa Catalina (Negros Oriental) (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) E of Bayawan (Negros Oriental) (pop: 36,100) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SW of Cebu City (pop: 798,600) --> See nearby quakes!
635 km (395 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 29°C (84 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.65 km009 Km N 72° W of Valencia (Negros Oriental), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
3.64 kmNEGROS- CEBU REG, PHILIPPINESEMSC

User reports for this quake (14)

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Dumaguete City / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : I was on the ground floor sitting on my workspace when I felt the shaking. It lasted around 10 seconds.  
Piapi, Dumaguete City / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : While I was sitting in my chair on 3rd floor apartment building, it felt like someone pushed hard on my chair and I noticed building move and TV shake for about 30 seconds  
Dumaguete / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short : I was working on my computer in bed when the wall/ceiling creaked and suddenly I felt shaking, gradually becoming intense for a few seconds (less than a minute, I guess) and then it stopped. Other household members felt it, too, and saw the stand fan shaking.  
Brgy. San Antonio, Sibulan, Negros Oriental, Phili (3.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : I felt sudden vibration inside the house, like the post and wires are trembling and shaking.  
Sibulan (15 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Dumaguete (13.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Very noticable  
Bacong (15.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Shaking two times  
7.6 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Dumaguete City / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Apolong Valencia Negros Oriental / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Bacolod City / not felt
Purok 5 west balabag valencia negros oriental / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Building moderate shaking While other my fish pond water shaking fast  
DUMAGUETE CITY / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Dumaguete Center / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 10-15 s : estimate 12-15 seconds expectet level 4  
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