Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 20 km northwest of Naval, Biliran, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 18 May 2021 - 04:10 PM (PST) -
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Light magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 5 km depth
19 May 06:40 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 23 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 18 May 2021 - 04:10 PM (PST)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.7°N / 124.28°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) NW of Almeria (pop: 2,960) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NW of Naval (Biliran) (pop: 12,200) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) W of Tucdao (pop: 2,420) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) WNW of Caibiran (Biliran) (pop: 6,460) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SW of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NW of Carigara (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) W of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) NNE of Bogo (Cebu) (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NE of Bantayan (Cebu) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
482 km (299 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SE of Masbate Island (pop: 706,900) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NNW of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) WSW of Samar Island (pop: 1,751,300) --> 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||5 km||Philippines: 008 Km N 77° W of Kawayan (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.