Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 45 km southeast of Tandag City, Philippines, on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021 5:59 am (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 45 km southeast of Tandag City, Philippines, on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021 5:59 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 22 km depth

1 Jun 22:15 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 16 minutes.
1 Jun 22:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 29.0 to 23.0 km (from 18 to 14.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.2 km (1.4 mi) towards N.
2 Jun 07:10: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 23.0 to 22.0 km (from 14.3 to 13.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.6 km (1 mi) towards NW.
Update Tue, 1 Jun 2021, 22:21
Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake 48 km southeast of Tandag City, Philippines
4.2 quake 2 Jun 5:59 am (GMT +8)
4.2 quake 2 Jun 5:59 am (GMT +8)
A shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported early morning near Tandag City, Surigao del Sur, Caraga, Philippines.
According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), the quake hit on Wednesday 2 June 2021 at 5:59 am local time at a shallow depth of 29 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.2 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Marihatag (pop. 3,800) located 20 km from the epicenter, and Aras-asan (pop. 5,100) 24 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Lianga (pop. 13,600) located 43 km from the epicenter, Tandag City (pop. 29,000) 48 km away, Bislig City (pop. 67,600) 61 km away, San Francisco (pop. 18,500) 62 km away, Bah-Bah (pop. 28,600) 63 km away, Bayugan (pop. 40,600) 77 km away, and Butuan (pop. 309,700) 104 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Jun 1, 2021 21:59:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021 5:59 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.77°N / 126.46°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 8.77°S / 53.54°W
Nearest volcano: Paco (141 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) ESE of Marihatag (pop: 3,830) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) ENE of Lianga (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SE of Tandag City (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NE of Barobo (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 9,890) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) ENE of San Francisco (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 18,500) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) ENE of Bah-Bah (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 28,600) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NNE of Bislig City (pop: 67,600) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) E of Bayugan (pop: 40,600) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) E of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
881 km (548 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) ENE of Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 26.6°C (80 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from SW
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.322 kmPhilippines: 018 Km S 80° E of Marihatag (Surigao Del Sur)PHIVOLCS
4.9108 kmMindanao, PhilippinesBMKG

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Tago, Surigao del Sur, Caraga (37.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s
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