Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - Philippine Sea, Philippines, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 12:50 am (GMT +8) -
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 31 km depth
15 Jan 17:05 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 15 minutes.
|Date & time||Jan 15, 2022 16:50:00 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 12:50 am (GMT +8)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||12.71°N / 123.73°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)|
|Antipode||12.71°S / 56.27°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)|
|Nearest volcano||Bulusan (35 km / 22 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||364 km (226 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
56 km (35 mi) N of Masbate Island (pop: 706,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Broken Clouds 24.3°C (76 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from NE|
|Estimated seismic energy released||8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.1||31 km||Philippines: 010 Km N 43° E of Monreal (Masbate)||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.