Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 3.8 km southwest of Naval, Philippines, on 18 May 2021 - 04:10 PM (PST) -
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Light magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 7 km depth
18 May 08:25 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 15 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 18 May 2021 - 04:10 PM (PST)
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.54°N / 124.37°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) SW of Naval (Biliran) (pop: 12,200) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) N of San Isidro (pop: 4,870) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNW of Leyte (pop: 7,220) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SW of Culaba (pop: 6,230) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) W of Caibiran (Biliran) (pop: 6,460) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NW of Carigara (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) WSW of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NNW of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WNW of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
501 km (311 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) WSW of Samar Island (pop: 1,751,300) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) NNW of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) SE of Masbate Island (pop: 706,900) --> 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.9||7 km||Philippines: 005 Km S 45° W of Naval (Biliran)||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.