Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Sulu Sea, 54 km southwest of San Jose, Philippines, on Saturday, 20 Mar 2021 4:51 am (GMT +8) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 19 km depth
19 Mar 22:00 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 1 hour and 9 minutes.
Date & time: 19 Mar 2021 20:51:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 20 Mar 2021 4:51 am (GMT +8)
Depth: 19.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12°N / 120.72°E (Sulu Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Taal (225 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) SW of Santa Teresa (pop: 3,180) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SW of Caminauit (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SW of San Jose (pop: 118,800) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) E of Coron (Palawan) (pop: 8,720) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SSW of Calintaan (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WSW of Bulalacao (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) S of Sablayan (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SW of Mansalay (Oriental Mindoro) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) S of Batangas (pop: 237,400) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) S of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
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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|2.8||19 km||054 Km S 43° W of San Jose (Occidental Mindoro), Philippines||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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