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Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - South China Sea, 21 km south of Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 2:38 am (GMT +8) -

Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - South China Sea, 21 km south of Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 2:38 am (GMT +8) Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - South China Sea, 21 km south of Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 2:38 am (GMT +8)

Weak magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 1 km depth

6 Dec 18:50 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 13 minutes.
7 Dec 13:45: Magnitude recalculated from 1.9 to 2.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.0 to 1.0 km (from 5 to 0.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 18 km (11 mi) towards SSE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 6, 2022 18:38:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 2:38 am (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2
Depth1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude13.58°N / 120.99°E (South China Sea, Calabarzon, Philippines)
Antipode13.58°S / 59.01°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoTaal (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities8 km (5 mi) NNE of Sabang (Mimaropa) (pop: 3,210) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) SSW of Batangas (pop: 237,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) S of Bauan (Batangas) (pop: 33,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) S of San Pascual (pop: 39,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) NW of Calapan City (Mimaropa) (pop: 66,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) SSE of Taal (pop: 39,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
73 km (45 mi) SSW of Calamba (pop: 316,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
114 km (71 mi) S of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
73 km (45 mi) N of Mindoro Island (pop: 1,331,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 23.5°C (74 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from E
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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.01 kmPhilippines: 005 Km S 43° W of Mabini (Batangas)PHIVOLCS

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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Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
Jul 16, 1990 07:26
33 years ago
7.7

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25 km
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Aug 20, 1937 11:59
85 years ago
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15 km
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Apr 7, 1970 05:34
53 years ago
7.4

25 km
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Apr 8, 1942 15:40
81 years ago
7.4

15 km
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Dec 11, 1999 18:03
23 years ago
7.3

33 km
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Nov 14, 1994 19:15
28 years ago
7.1

32 km
10km / 6mi26 km S of Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Jun 14, 1990 07:40
33 years ago
7.1

18 km
225km / 140mi22 km W of Pandan, Province of Antique, Western Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Apr 23, 1985 16:15
38 years ago
7.0

188 km
200km / 125mi15 km S of Tarlac City, Central Luzon, PhilippinesMore
Mar 17, 1973 08:30
50 years ago
7.0

33 km
196km / 122mi51 km SW of Naga City, Province of Camarines Sur, Bicol, PhilippinesMore
Apr 12, 1970 04:01
53 years ago
6.9

23 km
208km / 129mi36 km N of Polillo Island, Quezon, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Jun 15, 1928 06:12
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6.9

25 km
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May 9, 1941 05:32
82 years ago
6.8

15 km
179km / 112mi17 km SW of Liboro, Province of Camarines Sur, Bicol, PhilippinesMore
Feb 5, 1970 22:06
53 years ago
6.7

15 km
152km / 95mi99 km E of San Jose, Occidental Mindoro, Mimaropa, PhilippinesMore
Oct 23, 1956 08:41
66 years ago
6.7

90 km
31km / 19mi5.1 km NW of Wawa, Occidental Mindoro, Mimaropa, PhilippinesMore
Jun 15, 1928 17:16
95 years ago
6.7

15 km
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Jul 23, 2021 20:48
1 year 27 weeks ago
6.6

130 km
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Nov 13, 2016 11:40
6 years ago
6.6

10 km
263km / 163miPhilippine Sea, 44 km E of Suklayin, PhilippinesMore
Apr 27, 1919 00:22
104 years ago
6.6

15 km
150km / 93mi71 km W of San Jose, Occidental Mindoro, Mimaropa, PhilippinesMore
Oct 8, 2004 14:36
18 years ago
6.5

105 km
62km / 39mi19 km SW of Nasugbu, Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
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53 years ago
6.5

25 km
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100 years ago
6.5

15 km
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46 weeks ago
6.4

11 km
183km / 114miSouth China Sea, 183 km W of Manila, PhilippinesMore
Aug 28, 1968 20:42
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6.4

20 km
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2 years ago
6.3

121 km
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Oct 21, 1975 23:06
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6.3

33 km
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Oct 28, 1956 10:45
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6.3

20 km
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Aug 11, 2017 05:28
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6.2

10 km
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Oct 9, 2003 22:19
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6.2

33 km
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Jun 19, 1988 20:19
35 years ago
6.2

17 km
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May 17, 1972 05:27
51 years ago
6.2

26 km
105km / 65mi99 km SW of Nasugbu, Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Apr 15, 1970 13:14
53 years ago
6.2

25 km
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May 21, 2022 21:50
36 weeks ago
6.1

129 km
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Aug 23, 1998 05:36
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6.1

70 km
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Jul 30, 1996 17:38
27 years ago
6.1

33 km
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Oct 21, 1975 17:12
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33 km
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Feb 19, 1974 03:30
49 years ago
6.1

17 km
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Aug 18, 1973 08:25
49 years ago
6.1

14 km
234km / 146mi100 km S of San Jose, Occidental Mindoro, Mimaropa, PhilippinesMore
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67 years ago
6.1

35 km
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9 km
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Mar 25, 2010 05:29
13 years ago
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16 km
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Sep 15, 2004 19:10
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6.0

115 km
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10 km
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Apr 27, 1994 14:11
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6.0

9.7 km
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25 km
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51 years ago
6.0

25 km
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52 years ago
6.0

12 km
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53 years ago
6.0

25 km
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Aug 15, 1966 02:45
56 years ago
6.0

20 km
61km / 38mi28 km N of Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro, Mimaropa, PhilippinesMore
Jun 19, 1961 01:45
62 years ago
6.0

25 km
153km / 95mi17 km NW of Odiongan, Province of Romblon, Mimaropa, PhilippinesMore
Feb 9, 1958 22:29
65 years ago
6.0

20 km
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Nov 10, 1956 14:39
66 years ago
6.0

15 km
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6.0

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5.9

12 km
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Oct 21, 2006 18:23
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5.9

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Jul 20, 1996 09:14
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5.9

110 km
46km / 29mi18 km SW of Calaca, Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Feb 20, 1994 21:48
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5.9

207 km
25km / 16mi30 km W of Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Mar 29, 1993 03:50
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5.9

58 km
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62 years ago
5.9

25 km
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Oct 19, 2015 13:50
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5.8

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Jan 10, 2015 19:32
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5.8

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Oct 20, 2006 17:27
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5.8

25 km
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Oct 20, 2006 14:31
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5.8

23 km
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Mar 1, 2006 11:04
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5.8

22 km
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Sep 3, 2002 14:23
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5.8

10 km
26km / 16mi41 km SW of Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Apr 5, 1988 15:36
35 years ago
5.8

30 km
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Feb 13, 1976 10:33
47 years ago
5.8

29 km
101km / 63mi57 km W of Nasugbu, Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Jul 10, 1970 21:06
53 years ago
5.8

85 km
79km / 49mi33 km SW of Nasugbu, Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Mar 10, 1970 06:11
53 years ago
5.8

25 km
168km / 104miLugbung Island, 14 km N of Romblon, Mimaropa, PhilippinesMore
Feb 26, 1970 15:50
53 years ago
5.8

35 km
57km / 35mi67 km W of Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
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5.7

113 km
47km / 29miSouth China Sea, 35 km SW of Calaca, Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Jul 23, 2021 20:57
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5.7

145 km
34km / 21mi20 km SW of Calaca, Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
May 12, 2021 01:09
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5.7

114 km
15km / 10mi39 km NW of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, Mimaropa, PhilippinesMore
Apr 8, 2017 07:09
6 years ago
5.7

10 km
19km / 12miBalahibongmanoc Island, 3.5 km W of Tingloy, Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
May 22, 2011 16:42
12 years ago
5.7

149 km
26km / 16mi15 km N of Wawa, Occidental Mindoro, Mimaropa, PhilippinesMore
Oct 18, 2009 23:50
13 years ago
5.7

156 km
39km / 24mi14 km S of Calatagan, Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Sep 27, 2008 03:04
14 years ago
5.7

10 km
47km / 29mi14 km NE of Paluan, Occidental Mindoro, Mimaropa, PhilippinesMore
May 10, 1994 18:19
29 years ago
5.7

70 km
45km / 28miOccidental Mindoro, Mimaropa, 61 km SW of Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Jan 16, 1986 15:45
37 years ago
5.7

223 km
22km / 13mi27 km W of Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Nov 4, 1985 21:23
37 years ago
5.7

77 km
87km / 54mi94 km W of Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Sep 19, 1980 08:45
42 years ago
5.7

148 km
45km / 28mi10.5 km SW of Calaca, Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Sep 26, 2021 17:12
1 year 17 weeks ago
5.6

100 km
50km / 31mi21 km SW of Calaca, Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Nov 27, 2020 02:37
2 years ago
5.6

72 km
95km / 59mi8.8 km E of Santa Cruz, Laguna, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Oct 4, 2020 18:16
2 years ago
5.6

152 km
24km / 15miSouth China Sea, 31 km W of Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
May 4, 2019 01:05
4 years ago
5.6

10 km
132km / 82miSulu Sea, 12 km W of San Jose, Occidental Mindoro, Mimaropa, PhilippinesMore
Apr 8, 2017 07:07
6 years ago
5.6

27 km
20km / 12miBalahibongmanoc Island, 1.2 km W of Mabini, Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Apr 8, 2017 07:04
6 years ago
5.6

27 km
20km / 12miBalahibongmanoc Island, 1.2 km W of Mabini, Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Jun 25, 2014 11:52
9 years ago
5.6

77 km
32km / 20miSouth China Sea, 15 km N of Wawa, Occidental Mindoro, Mimaropa, PhilippinesMore
Aug 1, 2008 10:35
14 years ago
5.6

135 km
26km / 16mi6 km N of Wawa, Occidental Mindoro, Mimaropa, PhilippinesMore
Oct 20, 2006 22:09
16 years ago
5.6

10 km
63km / 39mi40 km E of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, Mimaropa, PhilippinesMore
Dec 11, 2005 16:23
17 years ago
5.6

202 km
57km / 35mi1.4 km W of Tuy, Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Apr 3, 2005 01:41
18 years ago
5.6

129 km
21km / 13mi35 km SW of Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Jun 19, 2000 09:34
23 years ago
5.6

115 km
69km / 43mi12 km SW of Nasugbu, Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Dec 22, 1997 16:49
25 years ago
5.6

33 km
187km / 116mi40 km W of ollong-gapo, Province of Zambales, Central Luzon, PhilippinesMore
Feb 18, 1996 09:57
27 years ago
5.6

242 km
44km / 28mi7 km SW of Calaca, Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Jun 20, 1988 13:35
35 years ago
5.6

33 km
144km / 90mi7.8 km S of San Jose, Occidental Mindoro, Mimaropa, PhilippinesMore
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