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Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 9.6 km west of Kabankalan, Philippines, on Friday, Dec 9, 2022 at 2:13 am (GMT +8) -

Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 9.6 km west of Kabankalan, Philippines, on Friday, Dec 9, 2022 at 2:13 am (GMT +8) Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 9.6 km west of Kabankalan, Philippines, on Friday, Dec 9, 2022 at 2:13 am (GMT +8)

Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 76 km depth

8 Dec 18:30 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 18 minutes.
9 Dec 12:10: Magnitude recalculated from 1.9 to 2.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 75.0 to 76.0 km (from 47 to 47 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.5 km (1.5 mi) towards SSW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 8, 2022 18:13:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Dec 9, 2022 at 2:13 am (GMT +8)
Depth76.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude9.96°N / 122.73°E (Province of Negros Occidental, Western Visayas, Philippines)
Antipode9.96°S / 57.27°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoCanlaon (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities3 km (2 mi) SSW of Dancalan (Negros Occidental) (pop: 9,860) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
10 km (6 mi) WSW of Kabankalan (pop: 136,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) SW of Suay (Negros Occidental) (pop: 19,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) SW of Himamaylan (Negros Occidental) (pop: 25,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (18 mi) SSW of Binalbagan (pop: 38,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Hinigaran (pop: 39,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (27 mi) SW of Tinongan (pop: 62,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
550 km (342 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeLight Rain 24.2°C (76 F), humidity: 95%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NE
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.
2.176 kmPhilippines: 008 Km S 32° W of Ilog (Negros Occidental)PHIVOLCS


Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 449 km / 279 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 2.1, 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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