Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - Sulu Sea, 28 km southwest of San Jose, Philippines, on 16 July 2021 - 05:30 AM (PST) -
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 38 km depth
16 Jul 11:50 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 14 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 16 July 2021 - 05:30 AM (PST)
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.21°N / 120.85°E↗ (Sulu Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 12.21°S / 59.15°W↗
Nearest volcano: Taal (200 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (18 mi) SW of San Jose (pop: 118,800) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) WSW of Caminauit (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SSW of Calintaan (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) S of Ligaya (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 8,430) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) WSW of Bulalacao (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) S of Sablayan (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) WSW of Mansalay (Oriental Mindoro) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SSW of Calapan (pop: 66,000) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) S of Batangas (pop: 237,400) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) S of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Mindoro Island (pop: 1,331,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.1||38 km||Philippines: 030 Km S 24° W of Rizal (Occidental Mindoro)||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.1, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.