Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - Philippine Sea, Philippines, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 9:24 pm (GMT +8) -
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 130 km depth
16 Jan 13:40 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 16 minutes.
|Date & time||Jan 16, 2022 13:24:00 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 9:24 pm (GMT +8)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||8.59°N / 126.31°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)|
|Antipode||8.59°S / 53.69°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)|
|Nearest volcano||Leonard Range (137 km / 85 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||885 km (550 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Broken Clouds 24.5°C (76 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 4 m/s (9 kts) from NNE|
|Estimated seismic energy released||8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.1||130 km||Philippines: 020 Km S 29° E of San Agustin (Surigao Del Sur)||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.