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Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - South China Sea, 17 km southwest of Nasugbu, Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 3:00 am (GMT +8) -

Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - South China Sea, 17 km southwest of Nasugbu, Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 3:00 am (GMT +8) Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - South China Sea, 17 km southwest of Nasugbu, Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 3:00 am (GMT +8)

Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 116 km depth

6 Dec 19:15 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 16 minutes.
7 Dec 15:25: Magnitude recalculated from 2.0 to 2.1. Epicenter location corrected by 5.8 km (3.6 mi) towards ESE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 6, 2022 19:00:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 3:00 am (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.1
Depth116.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude13.99°N / 120.5°E (South China Sea, Philippines)
Antipode13.99°S / 59.5°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoTaal (53 km / 33 mi)
Nearby towns and cities15 km (9 mi) WSW of San Diego (pop: 3,450) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (10 mi) WSW of Nasugbu (pop: 62,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) NW of Calatagan (pop: 16,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) WNW of Balayan (pop: 50,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Tagaytay (pop: 71,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
49 km (31 mi) S of Mariveles (pop: 84,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (38 mi) SW of Dasmarinas (pop: 441,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (53 mi) SW of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 25.8°C (78 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from E
Estimated seismic energy released8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 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
2.1116 kmPhilippines: 017 Km S 71° W of Lian (Batangas)PHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.1, 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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188 km
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33 km
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23 km
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25 km
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15 km
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90 km
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15 km
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17 km
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30 km
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29 km
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15 km
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5.8

63 km
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Jul 10, 1970 21:06
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85 km
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53 years ago
5.8

35 km
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45 km
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113 km
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145 km
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114 km
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10 km
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149 km
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Oct 18, 2009 23:50
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156 km
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14 years ago
5.7

10 km
59km / 36mi14 km NE of Paluan, Occidental Mindoro, Mimaropa, PhilippinesMore
May 10, 1994 18:19
29 years ago
5.7

70 km
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Jun 15, 1991 10:41
32 years ago
5.7

10 km
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Jan 16, 1986 15:45
37 years ago
5.7

223 km
49km / 30mi27 km W of Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Nov 4, 1985 21:23
37 years ago
5.7

77 km
49km / 30mi94 km W of Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Apr 11, 1981 05:29
42 years ago
5.7

33 km
144km / 90mi132 km SW of ollong-gapo, Province of Zambales, Central Luzon, PhilippinesMore
Sep 19, 1980 08:45
42 years ago
5.7

148 km
27km / 17mi10.5 km SW of Calaca, Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Sep 26, 2021 17:12
1 year 17 weeks ago
5.6

100 km
20km / 13mi21 km SW of Calaca, Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Nov 27, 2020 02:37
2 years ago
5.6

72 km
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Oct 4, 2020 18:16
2 years ago
5.6

152 km
47km / 29miSouth China Sea, 31 km W of Batangas, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Apr 8, 2017 07:07
6 years ago
5.6

27 km
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Apr 8, 2017 07:04
6 years ago
5.6

27 km
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Jun 25, 2014 11:52
9 years ago
5.6

77 km
50km / 31miSouth China Sea, 15 km N of Wawa, Occidental Mindoro, Mimaropa, PhilippinesMore
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