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Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 55 km northeast of Bislig City, Philippines, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 11:08 pm (GMT +8) -

Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 55 km northeast of Bislig City, Philippines, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 11:08 pm (GMT +8) Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 55 km northeast of Bislig City, Philippines, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 11:08 pm (GMT +8)

Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 24 km depth

7 Dec 15:15 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 8 minutes.
8 Dec 13:20: Magnitude recalculated from 2.3 to 2.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.0 to 24.0 km (from 12.4 to 14.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 7.1 km (4.4 mi) towards SE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 7, 2022 15:08:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 11:08 pm (GMT +8)
Depth24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude8.43°N / 126.77°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode8.43°S / 53.23°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoLeonard Range (141 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities48 km (30 mi) NE of Barcelona (pop: 3,540) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
55 km (34 mi) ENE of Bislig City (pop: 67,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (55 mi) ENE of Trento (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 15,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
91 km (57 mi) E of San Francisco (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 18,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
96 km (59 mi) SE of Tandag (pop: 29,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
96 km (60 mi) E of Bah-Bah (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 28,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
98 km (61 mi) ENE of Veruela (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 18,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
932 km (579 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 27.7°C (82 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 108 joules (35 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.
2.224 kmPhilippines: 048 Km N 82° E of Hinatuan (Surigao Del Sur)PHIVOLCS


Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 200 km / 124 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Davao, Philippines: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.2, 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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