Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 70 km northeast of Borongan City, Philippines, on 14 March 2021 - 03:53 AM (PST) -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 21 km depth
14 Mar 11:40 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 16 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 14 March 2021 - 03:53 AM (PST)
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.09°N / 125.85°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) ESE of San Policarpo (pop: 3,580) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) E of Dolores (Eastern Samar) (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) ENE of Taft (pop: 4,420) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) ESE of Arteche (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) NE of San Julian (pop: 3,070) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) ESE of Gamay (Northern Samar) (pop: 9,130) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) NE of Borongan City (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) ENE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
596 km (371 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) ENE of Samar Island (pop: 1,751,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||21 km||040 Km N 81° E of Dolores (Eastern Samar), Philippines||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.