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Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 25 km southeast of Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on Saturday, Jul 23, 2022 at 12:18 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 25 km southeast of Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on Saturday, Jul 23, 2022 at 12:18 am (GMT +8) Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 25 km southeast of Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on Saturday, Jul 23, 2022 at 12:18 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 3 km depth

22 Jul 16:35 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 17 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 22, 2022 16:18:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Jul 23, 2022 at 12:18 am (GMT +8)
Depth3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude12.28°N / 123.83°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode12.28°S / 56.17°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoBulusan (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities5 km (3 mi) NNE of Miaga (pop: 2,150) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) NW of Palanas (pop: 2,690) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) SSE of San Fernando (Masbate) (pop: 6,210) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (15 mi) ESE of Masbate (pop: 47,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (27 mi) S of Bulan (Sorsogon) (pop: 28,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
52 km (32 mi) SSW of Irosin (pop: 20,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) SSW of Sorsogon (pop: 82,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
402 km (250 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) ENE of Masbate Island (pop: 706,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 27.3°C (81 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from NE
Estimated seismic energy released2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) | 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.
3.13 kmPhilippines: 007 Km N 42° E of Uson (Masbate)PHIVOLCS
3.13 kmLuzon, PhilippinesRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

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