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Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Sulu Sea, 36 km northwest of Dipolog City, Philippines, on Thursday, Aug 4, 2022 at 7:46 pm (GMT +8) -

Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Sulu Sea, 36 km northwest of Dipolog City, Philippines, on Thursday, Aug 4, 2022 at 7:46 pm (GMT +8) Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Sulu Sea, 36 km northwest of Dipolog City, Philippines, on Thursday, Aug 4, 2022 at 7:46 pm (GMT +8)

Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 33 km depth

4 Aug 12:05 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 19 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 4, 2022 11:46:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Aug 4, 2022 at 7:46 pm (GMT +8)
Depth33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude8.77°N / 123.08°E (Sulu Sea, Philippines)
Antipode8.77°S / 56.92°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoCuernos de Negros (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities26 km (16 mi) N of Manukan (Zamboanga del Norte) (pop: 11,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) NW of Dipolog City (pop: 93,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) WNW of Dapitan (pop: 50,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
65 km (40 mi) SSW of Dumaguete City (pop: 113,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
67 km (42 mi) SSE of Santa Catalina (Negros Oriental) (pop: 26,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
69 km (43 mi) SSW of Sibulan (Negros Oriental) (pop: 28,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
73 km (45 mi) SSE of Bayawan (Negros Oriental) (pop: 36,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
688 km (427 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 28.4°C (83 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from W
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.633 kmPhilippines: 028 Km N 02° W of Manukan (Zamboanga Del Norte)PHIVOLCS


Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 334 km / 207 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Davao, Philippines: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.6, 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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