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Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 88 km southeast of Tacloban City, Philippines, on Friday, Dec 9, 2022 at 9:32 am (GMT +8) -

Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 88 km southeast of Tacloban City, Philippines, on Friday, Dec 9, 2022 at 9:32 am (GMT +8) Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 88 km southeast of Tacloban City, Philippines, on Friday, Dec 9, 2022 at 9:32 am (GMT +8)

Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 9 km depth

9 Dec 01:45 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 14 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 9, 2022 01:32:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Dec 9, 2022 at 9:32 am (GMT +8)
Depth9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude10.72°N / 125.61°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode10.72°S / 54.39°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoCabalian (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities34 km (21 mi) SW of Sulangan (pop: 3,030) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Guiuan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 11,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) N of Loreto (Dinagat Islands) (pop: 5,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
66 km (41 mi) E of Abuyog (Leyte) (pop: 15,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (48 mi) ESE of Tanauan (Leyte) (pop: 16,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (55 mi) SE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (55 mi) SE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
662 km (412 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (53 mi) E of Leyte Island (pop: 2,388,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeModerate Rain 26.7°C (80 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from W
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.
2.29 kmPhilippines: 013 Km S 78° W of Homonhon Island (Guiuan) (Eastern Samar)PHIVOLCS


Seismic station: Davao, Philippines (DAV/IU network) | Distance from quake: 406 km / 252 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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