Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - 8.4 km southwest of Guihulñgan, Philippines, on Sunday, Oct 17, 2021 12:32 am (GMT +8) -

Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - 8.4 km southwest of Guihulñgan, Philippines, on Sunday, Oct 17, 2021 12:32 am (GMT +8)

Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 17 km depth

16 Oct 16:50 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 18 minutes.
Date & time: Oct 16, 2021 16:32:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Oct 17, 2021 12:32 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 1.7
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.06°N / 123.23°E (Province of Negros Oriental, Central Visayas, Philippines)
Antipode: 10.06°S / 56.77°W
Nearest volcano: Canlaon (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) WSW of Padre Zamora (pop: 2,270) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SW of Guihulñgan (pop: 22,900) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) SE of Balogo (pop: 3,310) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NNE of Jimalalud (pop: 3,210) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SE of Tinongan (Western Visayas) (pop: 62,100) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) S of Canlaon (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) W of Carcar (pop: 40,700) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) E of Kabankalan (Western Visayas) (pop: 136,500) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) WSW of Cebu City (pop: 798,600) --> See nearby quakes!
561 km (349 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 26.4°C (80 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from N
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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1.717 kmPhilippines: 008 Km S 39° W of City Of Guihulngan (Negros Oriental)PHIVOLCS

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