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Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 49 km northeast of Bislig City, Philippines, on Friday, Dec 9, 2022 at 5:23 am (GMT +8) -

Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 49 km northeast of Bislig City, Philippines, on Friday, Dec 9, 2022 at 5:23 am (GMT +8) Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 49 km northeast of Bislig City, Philippines, on Friday, Dec 9, 2022 at 5:23 am (GMT +8)

Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 9 km depth

8 Dec 21:35 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 13 minutes.
9 Dec 13:20: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 23.0 to 9.0 km (from 14.3 to 5.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 17 km (10.3 mi) towards W.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 8, 2022 21:23:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Dec 9, 2022 at 5:23 am (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.8
Depth9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude8.43°N / 126.7°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode8.43°S / 53.3°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoLeonard Range (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities41 km (25 mi) E of Hinatuan (pop: 10,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
49 km (30 mi) ENE of Bislig City (pop: 67,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) ENE of Trento (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 15,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
83 km (52 mi) E of San Francisco (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 18,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (55 mi) ESE of Bah-Bah (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 28,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
91 km (56 mi) SE of Tandag (pop: 29,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
99 km (61 mi) NE of Monkayo (pop: 51,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
927 km (576 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 26.4°C (80 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from NW
Estimated seismic energy released1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) | 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
2.89 kmPhilippines: 040 Km N 80° E of Hinatuan (Surigao Del Sur)PHIVOLCS

Seismograms

Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 195 km / 121 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 2.8, 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.

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
Dec 2, 1972 00:19
50 years ago
8.0

60 km
225km / 140mi77 km SE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Apr 14, 1924 16:20
99 years ago
8.0

15 km
204km / 126miSigaboy Island, 5.9 km W of La Union, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
May 25, 1943 23:07
80 years ago
7.8

15 km
126km / 78mi71 km E of Baganga, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Jul 12, 1911 04:07
112 years ago
7.7

15 km
46km / 29mi94 km NE of Bislig City, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Dec 15, 1989 18:43
33 years ago
7.6

24 km
11km / 7mi47 km E of Bislig City, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jan 1, 2001 06:57
22 years ago
7.5

33 km
171km / 106mi41 km E of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Nov 11, 1921 18:36
101 years ago
7.4

15 km
119km / 74mi96 km NE of Manay, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
May 17, 1992 10:15
31 years ago
7.3

33 km
138km / 86mi66 km NE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Mar 19, 1952 10:57
71 years ago
7.3

15 km
145km / 90mi119 km NE of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jan 10, 1970 12:07
53 years ago
7.2

40 km
183km / 114mi55 km E of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Jun 13, 1929 09:24
94 years ago
7.2

35 km
91km / 56mi2.8 km N of Veruela, Province of Agusan del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Aug 11, 2021 17:46
1 year 24 weeks ago
7.1

63 km
215km / 133miPhilippine Sea, 74 km SE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
May 17, 1992 09:49
31 years ago
7.1

33 km
133km / 82mi57 km NE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Apr 15, 1934 22:15
89 years ago
7.1

35 km
83km / 52miBagoso Island, 14 km E of Kinablangan, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Aug 30, 1924 03:04
98 years ago
7.1

15 km
63km / 39mi77 km E of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
May 11, 1993 18:26
30 years ago
7.0

59 km
135km / 84mi49 km NE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Feb 18, 1991 02:37
32 years ago
7.0

24 km
55km / 34mi39 km SE of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Nov 17, 1929 03:43
93 years ago
7.0

35 km
221km / 137mi30 km SE of Sigaboy Island, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Mar 2, 1923 16:48
100 years ago
7.0

15 km
222km / 138mi6 km W of Kadingilan, Province of Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, PhilippinesMore
Mar 11, 1997 19:22
26 years ago
6.9

10 km
129km / 80mi180 km NE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Aug 12, 1934 23:49
89 years ago
6.9

35 km
33km / 20mi50 km E of Bislig City, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Nov 16, 1927 21:10
95 years ago
6.9

35 km
211km / 131miSigaboy Island, 25 km S of Lupon, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Jan 1, 1919 01:33
104 years ago
6.9

35 km
180km / 112mi38 km SE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Feb 7, 1918 05:20
105 years ago
6.9

35 km
175km / 109mi12 km NE of Lupon, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Jan 1, 2001 08:54
22 years ago
6.8

33 km
201km / 125mi84 km SE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Nov 13, 1991 11:12
31 years ago
6.8

36 km
37km / 23miTigdos Island, 17 km N of Bislig City, PhilippinesMore
Feb 8, 1990 07:15
33 years ago
6.8

26 km
265km / 165mi58 km E of Bohol Island, Central Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 18, 1980 17:14
43 years ago
6.8

54 km
116km / 72mi67 km NE of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Nov 7, 1976 17:09
46 years ago
6.8

60 km
36km / 22miTigdos Island, 30 km N of Bislig City, PhilippinesMore
Mar 30, 1970 16:46
53 years ago
6.8

50 km
188km / 117mi34 km SE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Mar 16, 1923 22:01
100 years ago
6.8

35 km
220km / 137mi129 km E of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
May 7, 1920 05:40
103 years ago
6.8

35 km
178km / 111mi67 km E of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Dec 15, 2019 06:11
3 years ago
6.7

29 km
258km / 160mi12 km W of Padada, Province of Davao del Sur, PhilippinesMore
May 12, 1987 01:30
36 years ago
6.7

25 km
149km / 93mi56 km E of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Feb 10, 1957 22:50
66 years ago
6.7

20 km
216km / 135mi38 km NE of Santa Monica, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Mar 17, 1933 19:32
90 years ago
6.7

35 km
244km / 152mi124 km SE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Sep 20, 1996 04:11
26 years ago
6.6

33 km
121km / 75mi26 km SE of Lajanosa Island, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Apr 20, 1995 08:45
28 years ago
6.6

94 km
239km / 149mi97 km SE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Feb 8, 1990 07:46
33 years ago
6.6

30 km
270km / 168mi29 km E of Jagna, Bohol, Central Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Feb 11, 1957 01:14
66 years ago
6.6

20 km
198km / 123mi17 km NE of Santa Monica, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Feb 10, 1957 22:32
66 years ago
6.6

20 km
219km / 136mi39 km NE of Santa Monica, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Oct 31, 2019 01:11
3 years ago
6.5

10 km
233km / 145mi19 km SE of Kidapawan, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Oct 29, 2019 01:04
3 years ago
6.5

10 km
251km / 156mi7.9 km NW of Magsaysay, Province of Davao del Sur, PhilippinesMore
Feb 10, 2017 14:03
6 years ago
6.5

10 km
204km / 127miPhilippine Sea, 4.6 km N of Surigao City, PhilippinesMore
Oct 6, 1997 12:30
25 years ago
6.5

106 km
182km / 113mi31 km E of Surigao City, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Oct 25, 1990 11:01
32 years ago
6.5

44 km
30km / 18miTigdos Island, 19 km NE of Bislig City, PhilippinesMore
Dec 20, 1989 00:08
33 years ago
6.5

21 km
40km / 25mi58 km E of Bislig City, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jun 6, 1987 18:40
36 years ago
6.5

14 km
257km / 160mi20 km SE of Suluan Island, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Sep 6, 2020 15:23
2 years ago
6.4

127 km
262km / 163miPhilippine Sea, 4.2 km N of Talagutong, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Oct 28, 2019 01:04
3 years ago
6.4

8 km
248km / 154mi6.3 km SW of Makilala, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Jan 2, 2001 07:30
22 years ago
6.4

33 km
187km / 116mi69 km E of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Sep 20, 1996 00:03
26 years ago
6.4

33 km
137km / 85miLajanosa Island, 90 km E of Surigao City, PhilippinesMore
Oct 16, 2019 11:37
3 years ago
6.3

10 km
248km / 154mi7.6 km NW of Magsaysay, Province of Davao del Sur, PhilippinesMore
Jan 1, 2002 11:29
21 years ago
6.3

138 km
263km / 164mi13 km S of Malita, Davao Occidental, PhilippinesMore
Sep 28, 1996 14:10
26 years ago
6.3

235 km
231km / 144miHajakhak Island, 31 km NW of Surigao City, PhilippinesMore
Apr 24, 1991 04:57
32 years ago
6.3

14 km
68km / 42mi60 km E of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
May 18, 1987 07:27
36 years ago
6.3

16 km
148km / 92mi30 km NE of Malaybalay, Province of Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, PhilippinesMore
Sep 8, 2018 07:16
4 years ago
6.2

10 km
133km / 83miPhilippine Sea, 5.2 km NE of Manay, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Sep 23, 2016 22:53
6 years ago
6.2

52 km
198km / 123miPhilippine Sea, 53 km SE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Sep 15, 1997 13:05
25 years ago
6.2

51 km
37km / 23mi38 km E of Bislig City, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Dec 8, 1989 10:23
33 years ago
6.2

44 km
186km / 116mi115 km E of Surigao City, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jun 14, 1987 05:07
36 years ago
6.2

13 km
230km / 143mi101 km NE of Surigao City, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jul 10, 1975 18:29
48 years ago
6.2

86 km
214km / 133mi69 km SE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Apr 19, 2022 01:23
40 weeks ago
6.1

19 km
130km / 81miPhilippine Sea, 46 km E of Manay, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
May 31, 2019 10:12
4 years ago
6.1

85 km
238km / 148miPhilippine Sea, 78 km S of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Nov 2, 2012 18:17
10 years ago
6.1

38 km
105km / 66miPhilippine Sea, 5 km E of Burgos, PhilippinesMore
Mar 20, 2008 14:10
15 years ago
6.1

45 km
250km / 156miPhilippines, 80 km NE of Pulau Mianggas Island, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Oct 5, 2000 20:06
22 years ago
6.1

87 km
176km / 109mi68 km E of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Nov 7, 1996 06:10
26 years ago
6.1

33 km
156km / 97mi93 km E of Surigao City, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Sep 20, 1996 12:24
26 years ago
6.1

33 km
114km / 71mi56 km NE of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jun 15, 1991 23:02
32 years ago
6.1

71 km
207km / 129mi52 km NE of Surigao City, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Aug 15, 1988 09:59
34 years ago
6.1

52 km
54km / 33mi39 km SE of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jun 3, 1986 14:40
37 years ago
6.1

67 km
231km / 144mi83 km NE of Surigao City, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Feb 29, 1980 11:13
43 years ago
6.1

104 km
238km / 148mi104 km SE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Oct 26, 1975 10:41
47 years ago
6.1

50 km
207km / 128mi80 km SE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Mar 16, 1971 20:35
52 years ago
6.1

59 km
57km / 35mi102 km E of Bislig City, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Nov 8, 1970 14:58
52 years ago
6.1

40 km
77km / 48mi24 km E of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Mar 4, 1970 14:27
53 years ago
6.1

35 km
130km / 81mi82 km NE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
May 5, 2022 08:21
38 weeks ago
6.0

22 km
216km / 134miPhilippine Sea, 112 km SE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Apr 20, 2022 21:57
40 weeks ago
6.0

27 km
162km / 101miPhilippine Sea, 79 km E of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Feb 7, 2021 04:22
1 year 51 weeks ago
6.0

26 km
247km / 154mi14 km W of Digos, Province of Davao del Sur, PhilippinesMore
Nov 15, 2020 22:37
2 years ago
6.0

45 km
42km / 26miPhilippine Sea, 19 km SE of Marihatag, PhilippinesMore
Mar 8, 2019 15:06
4 years ago
6.0

27 km
232km / 144miPhilippine Sea, 95 km NE of Surigao City, PhilippinesMore
Feb 8, 2019 11:55
4 years ago
6.0

10 km
146km / 91miPhilippine Sea, 48 km E of Dapa, PhilippinesMore
Feb 8, 2019 11:55
4 years ago
6.0

10 km
165km / 103miPhilippine Sea, 51 km E of Dapa, PhilippinesMore
Apr 5, 2018 03:53
5 years ago
6.0

10 km
189km / 118miPhilippine Sea, 68 km E of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Jul 3, 2015 06:43
8 years ago
6.0

67 km
213km / 132miPhilippine Sea, 22 km N of Santa Monica, PhilippinesMore
Nov 5, 1996 12:29
26 years ago
6.0

33 km
152km / 95mi25 km NE of Lajanosa Island, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jan 27, 1996 17:48
27 years ago
6.0

33 km
90km / 56mi27 km NE of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Dec 15, 1989 18:53
33 years ago
6.0

33 km
24km / 15miTigdos Island, 27 km NE of Bislig City, PhilippinesMore
Aug 27, 1983 18:49
39 years ago
6.0

21 km
88km / 55mi5 km W of Bunawan, Province of Agusan del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jun 9, 1980 13:14
43 years ago
6.0

19 km
147km / 92mi89 km NE of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Dec 8, 2010 06:47
12 years ago
5.9

53 km
108km / 67miDaquit Island, 6.7 km NW of San Luis, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Mar 30, 1994 13:29
29 years ago
5.9

40 km
80km / 50miLenungan Island, 10.4 km SE of Tandag, PhilippinesMore
Aug 19, 1993 15:21
29 years ago
5.9

31 km
138km / 86mi71 km NE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Mar 26, 1990 22:47
33 years ago
5.9

39 km
151km / 94mi34 km N of Butuan, Province of Agusan del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Dec 17, 1989 14:34
33 years ago
5.9

40 km
17km / 10mi64 km NE of Bislig City, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Aug 12, 1989 16:46
33 years ago
5.9

55 km
112km / 69mi9.9 km SW of Bayugan, Province of Agusan del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jun 19, 1980 06:40
43 years ago
5.9

45 km
122km / 76mi76 km NE of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jun 9, 1980 12:42
43 years ago
5.9

33 km
132km / 82mi75 km NE of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
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