Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 27 km south of Catbalogan, Philippines, on 16 May 2021 - 06:54 PM (PST) -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 1 km depth
16 May 11:40 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 46 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 16 May 2021 - 06:54 PM (PST)
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.54°N / 124.84°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) N of Babatngon (Leyte) (pop: 6,240) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NW of Santa Rita (pop: 4,340) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) S of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NNE of Carigara (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NNW of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) NNW of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) NNW of Palo (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSE of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NNE of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200) --> See nearby quakes!
539 km (335 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SSW of Samar Island (pop: 1,751,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) N 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||1 km||001 Km N 22° E of Talalora (Samar), 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.