Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 38 km east of Borongan City, Philippines, on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 1:35 am (GMT +8) -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 17 km depth
15 May 12:05 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 19 hours.
|Date & time||May 14, 2022 17:35:00 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 1:35 am (GMT +8)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||11.63°N / 125.78°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)|
|Antipode||11.63°S / 54.22°W|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)|
|Nearest volcano||Mahagnao (129 km / 80 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||34 km (21 mi) ENE of Maydolong (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,490) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
35 km (22 mi) NE of Llorente (Eastern Samar) (pop: 7,910) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) ESE of San Julian (pop: 3,070) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) E of Borongan City (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) NNE of Hernani (pop: 2,160) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) SE of Taft (pop: 4,420) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (59 mi) ENE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) ENE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
99 km (61 mi) E of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
616 km (383 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (55 mi) ESE of Samar Island (pop: 1,751,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|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||17 km||Philippines: 033 Km N 66° E of Maydolong (Eastern Samar)||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.