Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 14 km east of Limbuhan, Province of Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on 22 March 2021 - 03:48 AM (PST) -
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Weak magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 1 km depth
22 Mar 10:20 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 15 hours.
Date & time: 21 Mar 2021 19:48:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 22 March 2021 - 03:48 AM (PST)
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.91°N / 124.18°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) ENE of Limbuhan (pop: 3,190) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) ESE of Cataingan (Masbate) (pop: 7,810) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) E of Placer (Masbate) (pop: 5,970) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WSW of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) W of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SE of Masbate (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SW of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SSE of Bulan (Sorsogon) (pop: 28,500) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) NW of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
458 km (284 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) ESE of Masbate Island (pop: 706,900) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) W of Samar Island (pop: 1,751,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.0||1 km||015 Km N 80° E of Pio V. Corpuz (Masbate), Philippines||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quake
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