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Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 9.2 km west of Santa Monica, Philippines, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 4:34 am (GMT +8) -

Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 9.2 km west of Santa Monica, Philippines, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 4:34 am (GMT +8) Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 9.2 km west of Santa Monica, Philippines, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 4:34 am (GMT +8)

Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 17 km depth

30 Sep 20:45 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 11 minutes.
1 Oct 13:55: Magnitude recalculated from 1.8 to 2.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 34.0 to 17.0 km (from 21 to 10.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 35 km (22 mi) towards SSW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 30, 2022 20:34:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 4:34 am (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.2
Depth17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude10.05°N / 125.96°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode10.05°S / 54.04°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoPaco (70 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities9 km (6 mi) WNW of Santa Monica (pop: 2,280) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) N of Del Carmen, Surigao del Norte (pop: 4,280) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) NW of Pilar (pop: 2,390) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) NNW of Dapa (pop: 8,820) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) ENE of Cagdianao (pop: 2,680) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) N of Socorro (pop: 9,740) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
59 km (36 mi) ENE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
741 km (460 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 28.8°C (84 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from E
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 108 joules (35 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.217 kmPhilippines: 013 Km N 77° W of Burgos (Surigao Del Norte)PHIVOLCS

Seismograms

Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 334 km / 208 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 2.2, 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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