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Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - Philippines: 006 Km N 31° E of Puerto Galera (Oriental Mindoro) on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 1:03 am (GMT +8) -

Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - Philippines: 006 Km N 31° E of Puerto Galera (Oriental Mindoro) on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 1:03 am (GMT +8) Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - Philippines: 006 Km N 31° E of Puerto Galera (Oriental Mindoro) on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 1:03 am (GMT +8)

Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 27 km depth

6 Dec 17:15 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 13 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 6, 2022 17:03:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 1:03 am (GMT +8)
Depth27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude13.55°N / 120.99°E (Philippines)
Antipode13.55°S / 59.01°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoTaal (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities5 km (3 mi) NNE of Sabang (pop: 3,210) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Batangas (pop: 237,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) NW of Calapan City (pop: 66,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) S of Bauan (Batangas) (pop: 33,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) S of San Pascual (pop: 39,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) SSE of Taal (pop: 39,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Lipa City (pop: 212,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
117 km (73 mi) S of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 25.1°C (77 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from ESE
Estimated seismic energy released1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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1.627 kmPhilippines: 006 Km N 31° E of Puerto Galera (Oriental Mindoro)PHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.6, 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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