Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - 14 km southwest of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 26 February 2021 - 03:42 AM (PST) -
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 39 km depth
26 Feb 15:15 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 20 hours.
Date & time: 25 Feb 2021 19:42:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 26 February 2021 - 03:42 AM (PST)
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.54°N / 125.32°E (Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) WSW of Borongan City (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) WNW of Maydolong (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,490) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) NE of Mabini (pop: 2,130) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) ESE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NE of Palo (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NE of Tanauan (Leyte) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NE of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200) --> See nearby quakes!
580 km (361 mi) SE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.7||39 km||015 Km S 58° W of City Of Borongan (Eastern Samar), 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.