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Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 13 km southwest of Dumaguete City, Philippines, on Friday, Dec 9, 2022 at 2:00 am (GMT +8) -

Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 13 km southwest of Dumaguete City, Philippines, on Friday, Dec 9, 2022 at 2:00 am (GMT +8) Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 13 km southwest of Dumaguete City, Philippines, on Friday, Dec 9, 2022 at 2:00 am (GMT +8)

Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 8 km depth

8 Dec 18:10 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 11 minutes.
9 Dec 15:40: Epicenter location corrected by 10 km (6.2 mi) towards N.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 8, 2022 18:00:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Dec 9, 2022 at 2:00 am (GMT +8)
Depth8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude9.26°N / 123.19°E (Province of Negros Oriental, Central Visayas, Philippines)
Antipode9.26°S / 56.81°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoCuernos de Negros (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities11 km (7 mi) NW of Dauin (pop: 3,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) WSW of Dumaguete City (pop: 113,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) SW of Sibulan (Negros Oriental) (pop: 28,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) S of Tanjay (pop: 39,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) ESE of Santa Catalina (Negros Oriental) (pop: 26,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (23 mi) SSE of Bais City (pop: 65,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
140 km (87 mi) SSW of Cebu City (pop: 798,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
641 km (398 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeModerate Rain 23.4°C (74 F), humidity: 91%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from N
Estimated seismic energy released3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 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.
2.58 kmPhilippines: 006 Km S 70° W of Valencia (Negros Oriental)PHIVOLCS


Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 358 km / 223 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 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm 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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