Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 53 km southeast of Mati, Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Wednesday, 17 Mar 2021 4:08 pm (GMT +8) -

Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 53 km southeast of Mati, Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Wednesday, 17 Mar 2021 4:08 pm (GMT +8)

Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 140 km depth

17 Mar 08:20 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 12 minutes.
18 Mar 05:30: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.0 to 140.0 km (from 0.6 to 87 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 13 km (8.3 mi) towards WSW.
Date & time: 17 Mar 2021 08:08:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 17 Mar 2021 4:08 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 140.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.69°N / 126.62°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (23 mi) ESE of Bobon (pop: 4,520) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSE of Lukatan (Davao Oriental) (pop: 2,560) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SSE of San Ignacio (pop: 6,300) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) ESE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) S of Manay (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) ESE of Batobato (Davao Oriental) (pop: 9,710) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) ESE of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) ESE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) SE of Magugpo Poblacion (pop: 233,300) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) ESE of Panabo (pop: 84,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 28.3°C (83 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.6140 km044 Km S 26° E of Tarragona (Davao Oriental), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS

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