Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 54 km east of Borongan City, Philippines, on 06 May 2021 - 07:36 AM (PST) -
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 4 km depth
6 May 11:05 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 11 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 06 May 2021 - 07:36 AM (PST)
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.42°N / 125.89°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Mahagnao (126 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (23 mi) E of Llorente (Eastern Samar) (pop: 7,910) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NE of Salcedo (pop: 3,600) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) E of Maydolong (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,490) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NNE of Guiuan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NE of Quinapundan (pop: 3,470) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) ESE of Borongan City (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) N of Sulangan (pop: 3,030) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) ENE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) ENE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
639 km (397 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) ESE of Samar Island (pop: 1,751,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.3||4 km||031 Km N 74° E of Hernani (Eastern Samar), Philippines||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.