Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Philippine Sea, Philippines, on Monday, Jan 17, 2022 at 12:07 am (GMT +8) -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 12 km depth
16 Jan 16:20 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 13 minutes.
|Date & time||Jan 16, 2022 16:07:00 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Monday, Jan 17, 2022 at 12:07 am (GMT +8)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||8.96°N / 126.36°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)|
|Antipode||8.96°S / 53.64°W|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)|
|Nearest volcano||Paco (116 km / 72 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||858 km (533 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Broken Clouds 26°C (79 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from NNE|
|Estimated seismic energy released||5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|2.6||12 km||Philippines: 008 Km N 59° E of Cagwait (Surigao Del Sur)||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.