Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - South China Sea, Philippines, on Friday, Jan 21, 2022 at 6:47 am (GMT +8) -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 21 km depth
21 Jan 11:05 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 12 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Jan 21, 2022 at 6:47 am (GMT +8)
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.12°N / 121.07°E (South China Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 19.12°S / 58.93°W
Nearest volcano: Camiguin de Babuyanes (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
502 km (312 mi) N of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|2.9||21 km||Philippines: 015 Km N 86° W of Dalupiri Island (Calayan) (Cagayan)||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, 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.