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Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 15 km south of Tinongan, Philippines, on Wednesday, Aug 17, 2022 at 9:40 pm (GMT +8) -

Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 15 km south of Tinongan, Philippines, on Wednesday, Aug 17, 2022 at 9:40 pm (GMT +8) Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 15 km south of Tinongan, Philippines, on Wednesday, Aug 17, 2022 at 9:40 pm (GMT +8)

Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 7 km depth

17 Aug 13:50 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 10 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 17, 2022 13:40:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Aug 17, 2022 at 9:40 pm (GMT +8)
Depth7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude10.08°N / 123.05°E (Province of Negros Occidental, Western Visayas, Philippines)
Antipode10.08°S / 56.95°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoCanlaon (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities9 km (5 mi) ESE of Biao (Negros Occidental) (pop: 6,560) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) S of Tinongan (pop: 62,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (10 mi) SSE of Isabela (pop: 15,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) E of Himamaylan (Negros Occidental) (pop: 25,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) E of Suay (Negros Occidental) (pop: 19,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (15 mi) ESE of Binalbagan (pop: 38,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) ENE of Kabankalan (pop: 136,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
551 km (342 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 22.5°C (72 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 0 m/s (0 kts) from E
Estimated seismic energy released3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) | 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.
2.57 kmPhilippines: 015 Km S 25° E of Isabela (Negros Occidental)PHIVOLCS


Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 435 km / 270 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 (1)

At magnitude 2.5, 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.
In the Comfort Room / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating

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