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Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 35 km south of Pagadian City, Philippines, on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 11:52 pm (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 35 km south of Pagadian City, Philippines, on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 11:52 pm (GMT +8) Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 35 km south of Pagadian City, Philippines, on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 11:52 pm (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 4 km depth

26 May 16:05 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 13 minutes.
27 May 12:45: Magnitude recalculated from 2.5 to 2.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.0 to 4.0 km (from 0.6 to 2.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards W.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 26, 2022 15:52:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, May 26, 2022 at 11:52 pm (GMT +8)
Depth4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude7.51°N / 123.46°E (Celebes Sea, Philippines)
Antipode7.51°S / 56.54°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoMalindang (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities7 km (4 mi) NNE of Malim (pop: 2,360) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
10 km (6 mi) ESE of Dimataling (pop: 4,270) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) S of San Pablo (pop: 3,350) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) ENE of Pitogo (Zamboanga del Sur) (pop: 5,970) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) SE of Legrada (pop: 4,020) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) S of Pagadian City (pop: 186,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) S of Muricay (pop: 132,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
834 km (518 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeModerate Rain 25.5°C (78 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from ESE
Estimated seismic energy released1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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2.94 kmPhilippines: 007 Km N 47° E of Tabina (Zamboanga Del Sur)PHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake

At 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.
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