Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - 2km S of Nueva Vida Sur, Philippines on Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake - 10.9 km southeast of Tibigan, Bohol, Central Visayas, Philippines, on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 08:12:32

Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake - 10.9 km southeast of Tibigan, Bohol, Central Visayas, Philippines, on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 08:12:32

Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake at 20 km depth

15 Oct 00:24 UTC: First to report: USGS after 12 minutes.
Date & time: Oct 15, 2013 00:12:32 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 08:12:32
Magnitude: 7.1
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.8662°N / 124.0115°E (Bohol, Central Visayas, Philippines)
Antipode: 9.866°S / 55.989°W
Nearest volcano: Hibok-Hibok (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SSE of Panaytayon (pop: 2,570) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) N of Loboc (Bohol) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NE of Tagbilaran (pop: 86,400) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) SSE of Talisay City (pop: 133,100) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Minglanilla (pop: 62,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) ESE of Carcar (pop: 40,700) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) S of Siudad ti Lapu-Lapu (pop: 350,500) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) S of Mandaue City (pop: 331,300) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SSE of Cebu City (pop: 798,600) --> See nearby quakes!
621 km (386 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1015 joules (783 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 42.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
7.124 kmMindanao, PhilippinesGFZ
7.17 km BOHOL, PHILIPPINESEMSC
7.120 km2km NE of Catigbian, PhilippinesUSGS
7.212 km006 km S 24° W of Sagbayan (Borja) (Bohol)PHILVOLCS
7.350 kmCarmen, Bohol, PhilippinesGeoAu

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Tagbilaran City, Bohol (29.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I was in our office having our endorsement for the next shift when suddenly our room starts to shake. It was my first time to experience such earthquake. Our team leader said \"Open the door & hide on the tables!\" When the shakes weakened, we went out of  
Mandaue City, Cebu (51.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Seemed to last longer than it actually did. Moderate shaking, made the folded clothes in our wardrobe fall out when the door was opened later and it spilled my coffee. No apparent structural damage to our house (no new cracks, etc.) No damage to dishes, c  
Cebu City / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I was about to eat when I suddenly heard the crumbling sound and felt the vibration.  
Pototam, Iloilo (192.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My first Earthquake-Experience  
Mactan cebu / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
valencia negros oriental / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : we have a waterstation with a 3 stores tower 15 meter the tower was chaicing aroun 20 - 30 cm around 35 secunds no damage  
Iligan City / Weak shaking (MMI III)
dumaguete city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
iligan city (51.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bacolod City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Na Asag (Mambajao) - Camiguin Island (614.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Anything shaking for long time. No damnages here  
tanjay city negros oriental (51.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
carmen bohol philippines / not felt
Catmon (94 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : 4 people reported dead in Bohol  
Hilongos, Leyte (109.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : natumba ung softdrink bottles sa kusina... trees shaking  
Hilongos, Leyte / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : people start panicking... street light posts shaking..  
Bayawan City Negros Oriental / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I felt dizzy for a bit.  
cebu citi / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
bacolod / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : it was very fun but also thank you  
Cebu City (49.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Things fall on the floor because of earthquake.   
lapu-lapu city / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Kabankalan city negros occ / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Lilibeth oslob province (69 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Lilibeth oslob province (69 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Barili Cebu Philippines / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : almost unable to stand, floors cracking, furnitures tumbled, started veryslow, then within a second goes a very strong shake which lasted for a minute  
Cebu City (51.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I was being woke by the shake i felt.. it was horrible.. until now we can still feel aftershock..   
Catmon, Cebu (93.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Wake up my shaking, run out. The pool water waves over. About 30 to 40 seconds. No damages  
Hinoba-an / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Dumaguete (100.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
cagayan de oro / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I am here on vacation. This is my first earthquake ever. I was in bed and i felt my body shaking  
Butuan City / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : It was that strong of a quake which could be felt even when you sleep. I woke up startled and to my surprise everything began to sway. Not just shake but really sway as our things began to fall one by one and simply standing up proved to be much of a chal  
Dumaguete / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Valencia City Bukidnon / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was standing and I felt Dizzy. When I look at the chandelier it is moving. So i said to myself there is an earthquake.  
tanjya (614.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Tanauan, Leyte / Weak shaking (MMI III)
cebu / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Villa Lorena Dos, Yati Lliloan, Cebu City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Our house is shaking and all my neighbors rush to go out side, its our first experienced here that magnitude we felt. children is crying, other civilian rush to open space and evacuate their houses, others do panic and just running.   
Liloan (58.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Very scary. couldn't get out of house fast enough.  
Zamboanga City (51.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Lapu lapu city (47.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Agoho, Mambajao (99.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
ozamiz city (614.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I laid down in bed - and started to - Pray! The roof plated made quite a bit of noise!  
Libagon, Southern Leyte (123.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Awaken by this quake. about a minute of shake and roll. no big jolts but longer jolts not violent.   
bulao,iponan,cagayan de oro city (166.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : i felt moderate shaking and men its really alarming even our dogs bark!  
bato colase cebu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : waeken up by shakin the bed  
Bloomingdale, Iponan CDOC / Light shaking (MMI IV) : mura kog kalipungon .. Kulbaan gyud kayo ko ... ang among tv grabe ang uyug ...  
Zamboanga city (51.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Dumaguete, Negros Oriental (100.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
MACTAN, CORDOVA Shook the house like a whoola hoo / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
dumagute city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Bacolod city (142.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : I was awaken by the shaking..ceiling lamps swing back and forth..  
Mandaue city / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Things were falling unlike the previous \"tsunami scare\" we had last year. All the vehicles stopped because they felt the shaking. Felt aftershocks up until now.  
Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Dipolog City (159.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Ma-a Davao city / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : I was about to change the diaper of my 2month old baby when I felt a bit dizzy. Was it lack of sleep? Then I noticed the swaying of our bamboo trees. Earthquake!  
brgy. cagbang oton iloilo / Weak shaking (MMI III) : it was long weak shaking...   
Cagayan de Oro City / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : It was the first strong earthquake I experienced ever. I hope nothing stronger will follow.  
Cebu city (51.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Some stuff fell off my shelves  
Oroquieta City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : People moved outside and alarmed. My dog got alarmed. The walls were shaking and also the wooden basketball post outside  
cagayan de oro city / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Davao City, Davao del Sur (337.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Pontevedra, Negros OCC (51.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Rolling type earthquake with a few hops. Lasted 45 seconds. We are in Pontevdra Neg Occ.   
bacolod city (143 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
cordova cebu / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Leon, Iloilo / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Lights flickered upon the start of the shaking. It was felt by everyone inside the house. The shaking has a dizzying effect. It lasted for about 2-3minutes.   
Dumaguete City / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Bais City, Negros Oriental (102.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Malabuyoc, Cebu Philippines (74.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Isabel, Leyte (51.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Dauin, Negros Oriental (111.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bacolod City Philippines / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Pretty long too  
Malabuyoc, Cebu Philippines / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bacolod CIty / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : it was shaking moderately some of the jeepneys stopped when they felt the so called earthquake   
Cagayan de Oro City (167.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cebu City / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke up from sleep.  
Dumaguete / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : We wake up directly this was really heavy !   
Ozamis city,Philippines / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kalibo, Aklan / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Balamban,Cebu / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : malakas yung lindol  
Cagayan de Oro City. Macanhan (169.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cagayan de Oro City (51.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Cagayan de Oro City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : of all the slight quake occurrence here, i felt much dizzy this time, with slow to fast movements around the house.  
maasin city (624.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : this is my strongest earthquake i experience  
iligan city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Bacong negros oriental / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Cebu City (Philippines, 50 km NW of epicenter) : The earthquake was really strong. Our appliances were violently shaking. It took me 15 seconds to realize that I should get out of the house. I can't barely stand up because I'd lose my balance. Everyone in my neighborhood got out of their houses. It was (reported through EMSC)  
Kabankalan City (Philippines, 141 km W of epicenter) : I was lying in my bed and it Felt like I was inside a blender I was dizzy even during the aftershocks that followed. When I took a nap around 11 I even dreamt about it. We just finished having floods last week and now this... I feel for Bohol and Cebu mor (reported through EMSC)  
Lapu-Lapu City (Philippines, 41 km NW of epicenter) : madamo freightening (reported through EMSC)  
Bugasong (Philippines, 267 km NW of epicenter) : Very surprised to find this quake popping up on the Internet forum. We did not feel it at all here. (reported through EMSC)  
Cagayan de Oro (Philippines, 165 km S of epicenter) : Is so strong omg cant believe no was strong my god help jesus hree quake is haiti (reported through EMSC)  
Bacolod City (Philippines, 159 km NW of epicenter) : In Bohol and Cebu, there were buildings and churches that were damaged... (reported through EMSC)  
Bacolod City (Philippines, 159 km NW of epicenter) : I was lying in bed when I felt the bed move backwards and forwards.I sat up and the swaying continued. I got out of bed to see the bed moving on its own. (reported through EMSC)  
Kabankalan City (Philippines, 154 km W of epicenter) : Strong quake. Felt like a carnival ride! Lasted 1-2 minutes. (reported through EMSC)  
Ormoc City (Philippines, 131 km N of epicenter) : Felt like it lasted for 5 minutes? (reported through EMSC)  
Cebu City (Philippines, 59 km NW of epicenter) : stay safe. (reported through EMSC)  
Cebu City (Philippines, 59 km NW of epicenter) : hotels in the surrounding have cracks in their structure and many windows cracked. Some of the hotels did not let the guest go back in due to the structural cracks (reported through EMSC)  
Mandaue City (Philippines, 58 km NW of epicenter) : It was aweful, the sound was too loud. worst one ever in my memory. i feel for bohol, so many lives lost (reported through EMSC)  
Butuan City (Philippines, 180 km SE of epicenter) : This is the first earthquake I experience here that lasted for almost a minute.just thankful that its not that strong compared to the last earthquake. (reported through EMSC)  
Tacloban City (Philippines, 174 km NE of epicenter) : It lasted for a minute or 2. Everything was shaking but the ground didn't make any noise. The August 31 2012 earthquake was way more scarier and stronger. Didn't see or hear people in our area panicking or running out of their houses. (reported through EMSC)  
Cagayan de Oro (Philippines, 165 km S of epicenter) : it was long (reported through EMSC)  
Cagayan de Oro (Philippines, 165 km S of epicenter) : Well, I can say that the earthquake is felt by the Northern Mindanao and Visayas(where it started). (reported through EMSC)  
Bacolod City (Philippines, 159 km NW of epicenter) : Lasted more than a minute and moved in 4 directions. (reported through EMSC)  
Surigao City (Philippines, 144 km E of epicenter) : it was longer than the other earthquakes i've experienced although not as strong (reported through EMSC)  
Consolacion (Philippines, 67 km NW of epicenter) : It is the strongest and longest this year in Cebu Philippines (reported through EMSC)  
Roxas City (Philippines, 248 km NW of epicenter) : Stay calm! (reported through EMSC)  
Bacolod City (Philippines, 165 km NW of epicenter) : It lasted for 5-6 mins (reported through EMSC)  
Bacolod City (Philippines, 165 km NW of epicenter) : Since I had just sat down in the loo, I was more concerned about how to quickly finish what I was doing rather than reacting to the effects of the quake. But now that I'm through, I'm concerned about how effective tsunami warning devices are, if any, in (reported through EMSC)  
Gingoog (Philippines, 152 km SE of epicenter) : It was my first experience to felt such strong earthquake for mu entire life. (reported through EMSC)  
Baybay City (Philippines, 98 km NE of epicenter) : I felt dizzy coz the earthquake lastest almost 30seconds or longer. (reported through EMSC)  
Baybay City (Philippines, 98 km NE of epicenter) : it was strong enough that our coconut tree was slightly shaking. (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (675 quakes)

  • 01 Sep 2015 15:11 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    94 km (58.4 mi) depth
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    97 km (60 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Aug 2015 13:08 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    626 km (389 mi) depth
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    188 km (117 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 02 Jun 2015 05:53 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    127 km (78.9 mi) depth
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    158 km (98 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 22 May 2015 11:00 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
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    209 km (130 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 03 May 2015 07:09 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
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    176 km (109 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 10 Apr 2015 09:52 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    129.8 km (80.7 mi) depth
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    180 km (112 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Mar 2015 01:47 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
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    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Feb 2015 15:14 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    284 km (176.5 mi) depth
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    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details
  • 26 Jan 2015 07:09 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
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    167 km (104 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 17 Dec 2014 06:36 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    17.1 km (10.6 mi) depth
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    179 km (111 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Nov 2014 13:22 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    177 km (110 mi) depth
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    215 km (133 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 24 Nov 2014 13:46 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    164.9 km (102.5 mi) depth
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    111 km (69 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Nov 2014 13:37 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    57 km (35.4 mi) depth
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    83 km (52 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Nov 2014 01:19 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    80 km (49.7 mi) depth
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    91 km (56 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 04 Nov 2014 13:52 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
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    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Sep 2014 21:12 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
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    210 km (131 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
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