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Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 17 km northeast of Santa Monica, Philippines, on Sunday, Sep 25, 2022 at 1:28 am (GMT +8) -

Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 17 km northeast of Santa Monica, Philippines, on Sunday, Sep 25, 2022 at 1:28 am (GMT +8) Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 17 km northeast of Santa Monica, Philippines, on Sunday, Sep 25, 2022 at 1:28 am (GMT +8)

Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 18 km depth

24 Sep 17:40 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 12 minutes.
25 Sep 12:45: Magnitude recalculated from 1.8 to 2.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 23.0 to 18.0 km (from 14.3 to 11.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 12 km (7.3 mi) towards NE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 24, 2022 17:28:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Sep 25, 2022 at 1:28 am (GMT +8)
Depth18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude10.08°N / 126.18°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode10.08°S / 53.82°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoPaco (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities17 km (10 mi) ENE of Santa Monica (pop: 2,280) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (16 mi) NNE of Pilar (pop: 2,390) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (20 mi) NE of Del Carmen, Surigao del Norte (pop: 4,280) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) NNE of Dapa (pop: 8,820) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
56 km (35 mi) NNE of Socorro (pop: 9,740) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) NE of Placer (pop: 10,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) ENE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
756 km (470 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 27.9°C (82 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from SW
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 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.
2.018 kmPhilippines: 013 Km N 57° E of Burgos (Surigao Del Norte)PHIVOLCS


Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 341 km / 212 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. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.0, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable 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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