Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Philippine Sea, Philippines, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 12:50 am (GMT +8) -
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 15 km depth
16 Jan 11:05 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 18 hours.
|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||12.81°N / 123.58°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)|
|Antipode||12.81°S / 56.42°W|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)|
|Nearest volcano||Pocdol Mountains (49 km / 30 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||344 km (214 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
68 km (42 mi) N of Masbate Island (pop: 706,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.3||15 km||Philippines: 020 Km N 25° W of Monreal (Masbate)||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.3, 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.