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Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 10.6 km south of Virac, Philippines, on Saturday, Jul 23, 2022 at 5:57 am (GMT +8) -

Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 10.6 km south of Virac, Philippines, on Saturday, Jul 23, 2022 at 5:57 am (GMT +8) Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 10.6 km south of Virac, Philippines, on Saturday, Jul 23, 2022 at 5:57 am (GMT +8)

Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 18 km depth

22 Jul 23:10 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 1 hour and 13 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 22, 2022 21:57:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Jul 23, 2022 at 5:57 am (GMT +8)
Depth18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude13.49°N / 124.23°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode13.49°S / 55.77°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoPocdol Mountains (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities11 km (7 mi) S of Virac (Catanduanes) (pop: 15,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) SE of Calolbon (Catanduanes) (pop: 5,010) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
56 km (35 mi) ENE of Tabaco City (pop: 57,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
56 km (35 mi) ENE of Malilipot (Albay) (pop: 33,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) NNE of Sorsogon (pop: 82,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
66 km (41 mi) NE of Legazpi (pop: 179,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (47 mi) ENE of San Jose (Albay) (pop: 35,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
372 km (231 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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1.618 kmPhilippines: 010 Km S 02° E of Virac (Catanduanes)PHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.6, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
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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