Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 160 km southeast of Mati, Philippines, on 04 May 2021 - 12:29 AM (PST)

Light magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 3 km depth

3 May 16:45 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 16 minutes.

Date & time: 3 May 2021 16:29:00 UTC –
Local time at epicenter: 04 May 2021 – 12:29 AM (PST)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.04°N / 127.33°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (206 km / 128 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
132 km (82 mi) ESE of Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140) –> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) SE of Manay (pop: 20,300) –> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) SE of Mati (pop: 105,900) –> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) ESE of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) –> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) ESE of Malita (pop: 41,100) –> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) ESE of Samal (pop: 43,500) –> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ESE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) –> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) SE of Magugpo Poblacion (pop: 233,300) –> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) SE of Panabo (pop: 84,700) –> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) SE of Monkayo (pop: 51,400) –> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info

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Magnitude Depth Location Source
3.2 3 km 148 Km S 41° E of Tarragona (Davao Oriental), Philippines PHIVOLCS
4.2 81 km Talaud Islands, Indonesia BMKG

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Originally Published Manila News-Intelligencer: 2021-05-04 00:45:00

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