Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Sulu Sea, 38 km south of Bayawan, Philippines, on 09 May 2021 - 09:00 AM (PST) -

Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Sulu Sea, 38 km south of Bayawan, Philippines, on 09 May 2021 - 09:00 AM (PST)

Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 18 km depth

9 May 01:15 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 15 minutes.
9 May 18:35: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 18.0 km (from 3.1 to 11.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4 km (2.5 mi) towards SW.
Date & time: 9 May 2021 01:00:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 09 May 2021 - 09:00 AM (PST)
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.03°N / 122.72°E (Sulu Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Cuernos de Negros (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) WSW of Bonawon (Lalawigan ng Negros Oriental) (pop: 9,190) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Santa Catalina (Negros Oriental) (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SSW of Bayawan (Negros Oriental) (pop: 36,100) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SSE of Asia (Negros Occidental) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) WSW of Dumaguete (pop: 113,500) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) WSW of Sibulan (Negros Oriental) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SW of Tanjay (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (48 mi) SW of Bais City (pop: 65,600) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NW of Dipolog City (pop: 93,500) --> See nearby quakes!
648 km (403 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) SSW of of Negros Island (pop: 4,414,100) --> 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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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.618 km034 Km S 85° W of Siaton (Negros Oriental), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS

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