Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - South China Sea, Philippines, on Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 5:46 pm (GMT +8) -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 86 km depth
23 Jun 10:00 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 15 minutes.
|Date & time||Jun 23, 2022 09:46:00 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 5:46 pm (GMT +8)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||19.44°N / 121.72°E (South China Sea, Philippines)|
|Antipode||19.44°S / 58.28°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)|
|Nearest volcano||Babuyan Claro (25 km / 16 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||109 km (68 mi) NNE of Namuac (pop: 3,040) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
114 km (71 mi) NE of Claveria (Cagayan) (pop: 10,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
138 km (86 mi) NE of Pagudpud (pop: 4,950) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
544 km (338 mi) N of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Broken Clouds 30.1°C (86 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 9 m/s (17 kts) from SE|
|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||86 km||Philippines: 022 Km S 68° W of Babuyan 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.