Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 27 km west of Calbayog City, Philippines, on 29 April 2021 - 03:26 AM (PST) -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 19 km depth
28 Apr 19:35 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 9 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 29 April 2021 - 03:26 AM (PST)
Depth: 19.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.03°N / 124.35°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) NW of Santo Niño (pop: 2,860) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) WSW of Malajog (Samar) (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSW of Piña (pop: 3,140) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) W of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SSW of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) WNW of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) ESE of Masbate (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SE of Bulan (Sorsogon) (pop: 28,500) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NW of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
463 km (288 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) ESE of Masbate Island (pop: 706,900) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 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: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||19 km||014 Km N 28° E of Almagro (Samar), 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.