Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 23 km southeast of Placer, Philippines, on 04 May 2021 - 01:04 AM (PST) -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
3 May 17:20 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 16 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 04 May 2021 - 01:04 AM (PST)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.71°N / 124.06°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) S of Limbuhan (pop: 3,190) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) SE of Placer (Masbate) (pop: 5,970) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SSE of Cataingan (Masbate) (pop: 7,810) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SW of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNE of Bantayan (Cebu) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) N of Bogo (Cebu) (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSE of Masbate (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) W of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NW of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200) --> See nearby quakes!
463 km (288 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SE of Masbate Island (pop: 706,900) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NW of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||10 km||004 Km S 31° E of Esperanza (Masbate), Philippines||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, 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.