Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 51 km southeast of Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on 07 March 2021 - 05:30 PM (PST) -
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Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 15 km depth
8 Mar 01:05 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 16 hours.
Date & time: 7 Mar 2021 09:30:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 07 March 2021 - 05:30 PM (PST)
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.16°N / 124.04°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Bulusan (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) NE of Nabangig (pop: 2,970) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SSW of San Vicente (pop: 2,480) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNE of Cataingan (Masbate) (pop: 7,810) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) E of Dimasalang (pop: 3,020) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) ESE of Masbate (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SSE of Bulan (Sorsogon) (pop: 28,500) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) S of Irosin (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) W of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) S of Sorsogon (pop: 82,700) --> See nearby quakes!
428 km (266 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) E of Masbate Island (pop: 706,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.5||15 km||019 Km N 16° E of Cataingan (Masbate), 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 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.