Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 24 km east of Dapa, Philippines, on Tuesday, 2 Mar 2021 4:13 am (GMT +8) -

Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 24 km east of Dapa, Philippines, on Tuesday, 2 Mar 2021 4:13 am (GMT +8)

Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 18 km depth

1 Mar 20:25 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 12 minutes.
2 Mar 12:10: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 19.0 to 18.0 km (from 11.8 to 11.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.7 km (2.9 mi) towards NE.
Date & time: 1 Mar 2021 20:13:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 2 Mar 2021 4:13 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.79°N / 126.27°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) ENE of Union (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) ESE of Pilar (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) E of Dapa (pop: 8,820) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ESE of Del Carmen (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ESE of San Benito (pop: 2,330) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) ENE of Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) N of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) E of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) NE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
785 km (488 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 27.2°C (81 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.818 km012 Km N 88° E of General Luna (Surigao Del Norte), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS

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