Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 62 km north of Surigao City, Philippines, on Thursday, 4 Mar 2021 5:56 am (GMT +8) -

Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 62 km north of Surigao City, Philippines, on Thursday, 4 Mar 2021 5:56 am (GMT +8)

Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 56 km depth

3 Mar 22:10 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 14 minutes.
4 Mar 10:40: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 64.0 to 56.0 km (from 40 to 35 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.9 km (3.1 mi) towards WSW.
Date & time: 3 Mar 2021 21:56:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 4 Mar 2021 5:56 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 2.3
Depth: 56.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.32°N / 125.67°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Cabalian (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) ESE of Loreto (Dinagat Islands) (pop: 5,400) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) ESE of Loreto (pop: 5,400) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) N of Dinagat (pop: 2,600) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NNE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) ESE of Abuyog (Leyte) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) ENE of Maasin (Southern Leyte) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (79 mi) SE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) ESE of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200) --> See nearby quakes!
697 km (433 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) ESE of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.1°C (81 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.356 km011 Km S 64° E of Loreto (Dinagat Islands), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS

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