Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 77 km northeast of Borongan City, Philippines, on 21 March 2021 - 02:40 PM (PST) -
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 17 km depth
21 Mar 08:40 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 2 hours and 0 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Mar 2021 06:40:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 21 March 2021 - 02:40 PM (PST)
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.06°N / 125.97°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (167 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) ESE of San Policarpo (pop: 3,580) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) E of Dolores (Eastern Samar) (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) ENE of Taft (pop: 4,420) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) ENE of San Julian (pop: 3,070) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) ESE of Arteche (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NE of Borongan City (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ESE of Gamay (Northern Samar) (pop: 9,130) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NNE of Llorente (Eastern Samar) (pop: 7,910) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
609 km (379 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.7||17 km||052 Km S 76° E of San Policarpo (Eastern Samar), Philippines||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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