Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - South China Sea, 45 km west of Mamburao, Philippines, on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 7:26 am (GMT +8) -
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Light magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 1 km depth
26 May 13:25 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 14 hours.
|Date & time||May 25, 2022 23:26:00 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 7:26 am (GMT +8)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||13.19°N / 120.18°E (South China Sea, Philippines)|
|Antipode||13.19°S / 59.82°W|
|Shaking intensity||Light shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)|
|Nearest volcano||Taal (126 km / 78 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||40 km (25 mi) SW of Paluan (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 4,550) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
45 km (28 mi) W of Mamburao (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 23,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (37 mi) WNW of Santa Cruz (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 9,830) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (47 mi) WNW of Sablayan (pop: 38,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
87 km (54 mi) SW of Calatagan (pop: 16,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
102 km (64 mi) SW of Balayan (Batangas) (pop: 50,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
114 km (71 mi) SW of Batangas (pop: 237,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
180 km (112 mi) SSW of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
103 km (64 mi) WNW of Mindoro Island (pop: 1,331,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||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
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|2.9||1 km||Philippines: 040 Km S 51° W of Paluan (Occidental Mindoro)||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.