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Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Western Visayas, Philippines, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 1:01 am (GMT +8) -

Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Western Visayas, Philippines, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 1:01 am (GMT +8) Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Western Visayas, Philippines, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 1:01 am (GMT +8)

Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 14 km depth

15 Jan 17:10 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 9 minutes.
16 Jan 12:35: Magnitude recalculated from 1.9 to 2.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 18.0 to 14.0 km (from 11.2 to 8.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.5 km (5.3 mi) towards SSE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 15, 2022 17:01:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 1:01 am (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.2
Depth14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude9.61°N / 122.55°E (Province of Negros Occidental, Western Visayas, Philippines)
Antipode9.61°S / 57.45°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoCuernos de Negros (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities8 km (5 mi) NNE of Asia (Negros Occidental) (pop: 23,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
9 km (6 mi) ESE of Bacuyangan (Negros Occidental) (pop: 7,510) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) SSE of Manlucahoc (Negros Occidental) (pop: 5,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (13 mi) NNW of Bal-os (Negros Oriental, Central Visayas) (pop: 3,210) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) SE of Sipalay (pop: 24,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Candoni (Negros Occidental) (pop: 6,190) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) NW of Bayawan (Negros Oriental, Central Visayas) (pop: 36,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (29 mi) NW of Santa Catalina (Negros Oriental, Central Visayas) (pop: 26,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
51 km (31 mi) SW of Kabankalan (pop: 136,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
581 km (361 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 20°C (68 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NE
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.214 kmPhilippines: 010 Km N 88° E of Hinoba-an (Negros Occidental)PHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.2, 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.
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