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Minor mag. 1.9 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 36 km east of Calapan City, Philippines, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 5:48 pm (GMT +8) -

Minor mag. 1.9 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 36 km east of Calapan City, Philippines, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 5:48 pm (GMT +8) Minor mag. 1.9 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 36 km east of Calapan City, Philippines, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 5:48 pm (GMT +8)

Minor magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 18 km depth

6 Dec 10:00 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 13 minutes.
7 Dec 08:50: Magnitude recalculated from 1.7 to 1.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 19.0 to 18.0 km (from 11.8 to 11.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 9.3 km (5.8 mi) towards NE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 6, 2022 09:48:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 5:48 pm (GMT +8)
Depth18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude13.48°N / 121.51°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode13.48°S / 58.49°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoBanahaw (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities25 km (16 mi) SSE of Laiya (pop: 7,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (23 mi) ENE of Calapan City (pop: 66,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) S of Bignay Uno (Quezon) (pop: 22,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
49 km (30 mi) N of Pinamalayan (pop: 43,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) S of Concepcion Ibaba (pop: 25,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
58 km (36 mi) ESE of Batangas (pop: 237,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) SE of Cuenca (pop: 21,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
137 km (85 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
76 km (47 mi) NE of Mindoro Island (pop: 1,331,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 27.3°C (81 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from NE
Estimated seismic energy released4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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1.918 kmPhilippines: 029 Km N 52° E of Naujan (Oriental Mindoro)PHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.9, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
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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