Contact | RSS | EN | DE | EL | ES | FR | IT | RU

Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 8.2 km east of Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on Friday, Jul 22, 2022 at 10:38 pm (GMT +8) -

Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 8.2 km east of Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on Friday, Jul 22, 2022 at 10:38 pm (GMT +8) Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 8.2 km east of Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on Friday, Jul 22, 2022 at 10:38 pm (GMT +8)

Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 3 km depth

22 Jul 23:05 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 8 hours.
23 Jul 13:15: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.0 to 3.0 km (from 0.6 to 1.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 6.8 km (4.2 mi) towards S.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 22, 2022 14:38:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Jul 22, 2022 at 10:38 pm (GMT +8)
Depth3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude12.37°N / 123.7°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode12.37°S / 56.3°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoBulusan (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities6 km (4 mi) NE of Mobo (pop: 3,750) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
7 km (5 mi) WSW of Batuan (pop: 2,520) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
8 km (5 mi) E of Masbate (pop: 47,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (9 mi) NNW of Armenia (pop: 3,660) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) S of San Jacinto (pop: 7,640) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Bulan (Sorsogon) (pop: 28,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
74 km (46 mi) SSW of Sorsogon (pop: 82,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
385 km (239 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) N of Masbate Island (pop: 706,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
Show interactive Map
[smaller] [bigger]

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.
2.43 kmPhilippines: 010 Km S 58° W of Batuan (Masbate)PHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.4, 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.

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Try our free app!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Android | iOS version

Support us - Help us upgrade our services!

We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Improved multilanguage support
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Design upgrade
  • Detailed quake stats
  • Additional seismic data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Sources: VolcanoDiscovery / VolcanoAdventures and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most text and images on our websites are owned by us. Re-use is generally not permitted without authorization. Contact us for licensing rights.
Volcanoes & Earthquakes
VolcanoDiscovery Home
Volcanoes | Earthquakes | Photos | Volcano News | App
Adventure & Study Travel
Tours to Volcanoes and Volcanic Areas: walking tours, photo tours, study tours
Tours & Dates | FAQ | About us
Get our newsletter!
Company info
Contact | Legal info | Terms & conditions
Follow us
Follow us on facebook Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Twitter Visit our Youtube channel
EN | DE | EL | ES | FR | IT | RU
VolcanoDiscovery GmbH, Germany, Reg. nr.: HRB 103744, EU Tax Id: DE 310 395 322 owned and created by
Dr. Tom Pfeiffer, volcanologist, volcano photographer, tour organizer member of
Volcanological Society
Ecotourism Greece
Insured by R+V
VolcanoDiscovery © 2004- All Rights Reserved | Privacy - cookie settings