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Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - 14 km east of Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on Wednesday, Jul 27, 2022 at 3:13 am (GMT +8) -

Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - 14 km east of Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on Wednesday, Jul 27, 2022 at 3:13 am (GMT +8) Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - 14 km east of Masbate, Bicol, Philippines, on Wednesday, Jul 27, 2022 at 3:13 am (GMT +8)

Weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 14 km depth

26 Jul 19:30 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 17 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 26, 2022 19:13:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Jul 27, 2022 at 3:13 am (GMT +8)
Depth14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude12.39°N / 123.75°E (Province of Masbate, Bicol, Philippines)
Antipode12.39°S / 56.25°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoBulusan (53 km / 33 mi)
Nearby towns and cities2 km (1 mi) WSW of Batuan (pop: 2,520) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (9 mi) E of Masbate (pop: 47,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) N of Armenia (pop: 3,660) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) S of San Jacinto (pop: 7,640) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) SSW of Bulan (Sorsogon) (pop: 28,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (29 mi) SW of Irosin (pop: 20,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
70 km (44 mi) SSW of Sorsogon (pop: 82,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
388 km (241 mi) SE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 26°C (79 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SW
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

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3.114 kmPhilippines: 004 Km S 45° W of Batuan (Masbate)PHIVOLCS
3.114 kmLuzon, PhilippinesRaspberryShake

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Cainta / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Light shaking  

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