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Moderate mag. 3.6 earthquake - 14 km north of Maasin, Southern Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Tuesday, Dec 7, 2021 at 4:48 am (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 3.6 earthquake - 14 km north of Maasin, Southern Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Tuesday, Dec 7, 2021 at 4:48 am (GMT +8) Moderate mag. 3.6 earthquake - 14 km north of Maasin, Southern Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Tuesday, Dec 7, 2021 at 4:48 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 1 km depth

6 Dec 21:05 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 17 minutes.
7 Dec 03:35: Epicenter location corrected by 3.5 km (2.2 mi) towards WSW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 6, 2021 20:48:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Dec 7, 2021 at 4:48 am (GMT +8)
Depth1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude10.26°N / 124.82°E (Province of Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Antipode10.26°S / 55.18°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoCabalian (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities6 km (4 mi) ENE of Santa Fe (Bisayas orientales) (pop: 2,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
8 km (5 mi) SSE of Bato (Leyte) (pop: 9,950) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (9 mi) N of Maasin (Southern Leyte) (pop: 18,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) W of San Isidro (pop: 2,450) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) SW of Sogod (Southern Leyte) (pop: 8,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) WNW of Malitbog (pop: 2,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (29 mi) S of Baybay (Leyte) (pop: 17,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (54 mi) SSE of Ormoc (Bisayas orientales) (pop: 191,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) E of Lapu-Lapu City (Central Visayas) (pop: 350,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
638 km (396 mi) SE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 22.5°C (73 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from N
Estimated seismic energy released1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
3.61 kmPhilippines: 004 Km S 59° E of Matalom (Leyte)PHIVOLCS


Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 364 km / 226 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Davao, Philippines: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
San Isidro, Southern Leyte, Eastern Visayas (8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s

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