Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 63 km southeast of General Santos, Philippines, on 17 April 2021 - 01:39 PM (PST) -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 189 km depth
17 Apr 05:55 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 17 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 17 April 2021 - 01:39 PM (PST)
Depth: 189.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.71°N / 125.57°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Parker (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) ENE of Nuing (pop: 2,610) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Caburan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SE of Malapatan (Sarangani) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) ESE of Glan (Sarangani) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SE of Alabel (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SE of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSE of Maluñgun (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) S of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SE of Polomolok (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SE of Koronadal City (pop: 125,500) --> 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||189 km||024 Km S 20° W of Jose Abad Santos (Davao Occidental), 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.