Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - Philippine Sea, Philippines, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 12:17 am (GMT +8) -
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Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 20 km depth
15 Jan 16:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
|Date & time||Jan 15, 2022 16:17:07 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 12:17 am (GMT +8)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||9.92°N / 125.56°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)|
|Antipode||9.92°S / 54.44°W|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)|
|Nearest volcano||Paco (37 km / 23 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||720 km (448 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
129 km (80 mi) SE of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Broken Clouds 26°C (79 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from NE|
|Estimated seismic energy released||2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|3.0||20 km||MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES||EMSC|
|3.1||7 km||Philippines: 010 Km S 57° W of Dinagat (Dinagat Islands)||PHIVOLCS|
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