Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 31 km northwest of Ormoc, Province of Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Monday, Jun 27, 2022 at 9:39 am (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 31 km northwest of Ormoc, Province of Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Monday, Jun 27, 2022 at 9:39 am (GMT +8) Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 31 km northwest of Ormoc, Province of Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Monday, Jun 27, 2022 at 9:39 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 7 km depth

27 Jun 01:50 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 12 minutes.
27 Jun 06:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 9.0 to 7.0 km (from 5.6 to 4.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5 km (3.1 mi) towards SSE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 27, 2022 01:39:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Jun 27, 2022 at 9:39 am (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.2
Depth7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude11.19°N / 124.39°E (Province of Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Antipode11.19°S / 55.61°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoBiliran (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities3 km (2 mi) S of Villaba (pop: 3,270) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (10 mi) N of Palompon (Leyte) (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) NW of Ormoc (Bisayas orientales) (pop: 191,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) WSW of Carigara (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) ENE of Bogo (Cebu, Central Visayas) (pop: 23,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
67 km (42 mi) W of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) W of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
530 km (329 mi) SE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) NW of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
222 km (138 mi) NE of Negros Island (pop: 4,414,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 30.1°C (86 F), humidity: 66%, wind: 3 m/s (7 kts) from SSE
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.27 kmPhilippines: 002 Km S 14° W of Villaba (Leyte)PHIVOLCS
4.19 kmLEYTE, PHILIPPINESEMSC

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