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Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 96 km northeast of Catarman, Philippines, on Thursday, Oct 6, 2022 at 11:44 am (GMT +8) -

Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 96 km northeast of Catarman, Philippines, on Thursday, Oct 6, 2022 at 11:44 am (GMT +8) Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 96 km northeast of Catarman, Philippines, on Thursday, Oct 6, 2022 at 11:44 am (GMT +8)

Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 100 km depth

6 Oct 03:55 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 11 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 6, 2022 03:44:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Oct 6, 2022 at 11:44 am (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.5
Depth100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude13.25°N / 125.07°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode13.25°S / 54.93°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoPocdol Mountains (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities65 km (41 mi) N of Cabodiongan (pop: 3,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
76 km (47 mi) N of Laoang (Northern Samar) (pop: 16,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (48 mi) N of Pambujan (Northern Samar) (pop: 10,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (49 mi) N of Palapag (Northern Samar) (pop: 8,340) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
96 km (60 mi) NNE of Catarman (pop: 47,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
97 km (61 mi) ESE of Virac (Catanduanes) (pop: 15,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
99 km (62 mi) NNW of Gamay (Northern Samar) (pop: 9,130) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
466 km (290 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 29°C (84 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from ENE
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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.5100 kmPhilippines: 076 Km N 05° E of Laoang (Northern Samar)PHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake

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.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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