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Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 2.8 km north of Palanas, Province of Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on Tuesday, Jul 19, 2022 at 8:27 pm (GMT +8) -

Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 2.8 km north of Palanas, Province of Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on Tuesday, Jul 19, 2022 at 8:27 pm (GMT +8) Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 2.8 km north of Palanas, Province of Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on Tuesday, Jul 19, 2022 at 8:27 pm (GMT +8)

Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 1 km depth

19 Jul 12:45 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 18 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 19, 2022 12:27:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Jul 19, 2022 at 8:27 pm (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.5
Depth1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude12.17°N / 123.93°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode12.17°S / 56.07°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoBulusan (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities3 km (2 mi) NNE of Palanas (pop: 2,690) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (11 mi) ESE of Uson (pop: 4,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) NNW of Cataingan (Masbate) (pop: 7,810) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (13 mi) WSW of San Vicente (pop: 2,480) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) SE of Masbate (pop: 47,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
56 km (35 mi) S of Bulan (Sorsogon) (pop: 28,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
73 km (46 mi) W of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
418 km (260 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) E of Masbate Island (pop: 706,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 28.4°C (83 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from ENE
Estimated seismic energy released3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.51 kmPhilippines: 002 Km N 21° E of Palanas (Masbate)PHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.5, 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.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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