Terremoto leve mag. 3.6 - 15 km W of Dumaguete, Negros Oriental, Central Visayas, Philippines, Friday, 26 Feb. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 3.6 - 15 km W of Dumaguete, Negros Oriental, Central Visayas, Philippines, Friday, 26 Feb. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 3.6 at 5 km depth

26 Feb 02:00 UTC: Primero en informar: PHIVOLCS después de 19 minutos.
26 Feb 04:20: Ubicación del epicentro corregida 1.1 km (0.7 mi) al E.
26 Feb 17:35: Profundidad recalculada de 4.0 a 5.0 km (de 2.5 a 3.1 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 1.1 km (0.7 mi) al E.
Fecha & hora: 26 Feb 2021 01:41:00 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Friday, 26 Feb 2021 09:41 (GMT +8)
Magnitud: 3.6
Profundidad: 5.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 9.31°N / 123.17°E (Province of Negros Oriental, Bisayas centrales, Filipinas)
Volcán mas cercano: Cuernos de Negros (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km al OSO de Sibulan (Negros Oriental) (pop: 28,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
15 km al O de Dumaguete (pop: 113,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
18 km al NNO de Maayong Tubig (pop: 4,920) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
19 km al SSE de Pamplona (Negros Oriental) (pop: 11,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
23 km al S de Tanjay (pop: 39,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
32 km al S de Bais City (pop: 65,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
34 km al E de Santa Catalina (Negros Oriental) (pop: 26,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
41 km al E de Bayawan (Negros Oriental) (pop: 36,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
137 km al SO de Ciudad de Cebú (pop: 798,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
635 km al SSE de Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 29°C (84 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNW
Fuente primaria de datos: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
3.65 km009 Km N 72° W of Valencia (Negros Oriental), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
3.64 kmNEGROS- CEBU REG, PHILIPPINESEMSC

User reports for this quake (14)

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Dumaguete City / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : I was on the ground floor sitting on my workspace when I felt the shaking. It lasted around 10 seconds.  
Piapi, Dumaguete City / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : While I was sitting in my chair on 3rd floor apartment building, it felt like someone pushed hard on my chair and I noticed building move and TV shake for about 30 seconds  
Dumaguete / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short : I was working on my computer in bed when the wall/ceiling creaked and suddenly I felt shaking, gradually becoming intense for a few seconds (less than a minute, I guess) and then it stopped. Other household members felt it, too, and saw the stand fan shaking.  
Brgy. San Antonio, Sibulan, Negros Oriental, Phili (3.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : I felt sudden vibration inside the house, like the post and wires are trembling and shaking.  
Sibulan (15 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Dumaguete (13.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Very noticable  
Bacong (15.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Shaking two times  
7.6 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Dumaguete City / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Apolong Valencia Negros Oriental / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Bacolod City / not felt
Purok 5 west balabag valencia negros oriental / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Building moderate shaking While other my fish pond water shaking fast  
DUMAGUETE CITY / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Dumaguete Center / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 10-15 s : estimate 12-15 seconds expectet level 4  
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