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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 38km WSW of Alim, Philippines on Thursday, 15 May 2014

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 50km WSW of Alim, Philippines on Thursday, 15 May 2014

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - 50km WSW of Alim, Philippines on Thursday, 15 May 2014
Date & time: Thursday, 15 May 2014 10:16 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, May 15, 2014 18:16:41
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.3763°N / 122.0681°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Cuernos de Negros (112 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3*10^14 J (35 GWh / 30089 tons of TNT / 1.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 15 May 2014
Thu, 15 May 10:16 UTCM 6.2 / 33 kmNegros, PhilippinesGFZ
Thu, 15 May 10:16 UTCM 6.2 / 20 kmNEGROS, PHILIPPINESEMSC
Thu, 15 May 10:16 UTCM 6.3 / 58 km077 km S 65° W of Hinoba - an (Negros Occidental)PHILVOLCS
Thu, 15 May 10:16 UTCM 6.1 / 22 kmNegros PhilippinesGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
chennai (4577.9 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Ipil (187.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Zamboanga City / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Sipalay City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dumaguete City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Bacolod City / MMI III (Weak shaking): Light shaking, light fixtures were swaying. Lasted for 10-15 seconds.
bacolod city negros occidental / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dumaguete City (592.8 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): We where on the 5th floor of a department store here in Dumaguete when the earth shook. Everyone rushed downstairs out of the establishment.
Dumaguete City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Miagao, Iloilo (142.1 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mactan-Cebu International Airport / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Calamba, missamis occidental (224.9 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Culasi, Antique / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was here at the internet cafe here in Culas, Antique when it suddenly shake. It lasted for around 10-20secs. And almost everyone felt it.
Dumaguete City / MMI II (Very weak shaking): IT was shocking but not really that strong as the past earthquakes near Dumaguete City
Cadiz City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tigabauan, Iloilo, Philippines / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, Philippines (171.2 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Culasi, Antique / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Zamboanga City / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Bacolod City, Philippines (173.6 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
negros oriental / MMI VI (Strong shaking): it lasted almost 5 mins.
iloilo philippines / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Sipalay City (Philippines) (48 km NE from epicenter)(no details): My friend from Sipalay said that after yesterday's earthquake off her coast line the local fishermen had a much better catch and much larger fish like a 300kg blue merlin. Seems like the fish got displaced. (via EMSC)
Cebu City (Philippines) (216 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I was the 9th floor of a high rise building. Several people came out of there rooms . I left the building (via EMSC)
Cebu City (Philippines) (216 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I am still nervous. (via EMSC)
Mandaue City (Philippines) (222 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I felt it for about 10-15 seconds. (via EMSC)
Minglanilla (Philippines) (203 km NE from epicenter)(no details): swaying lasted around 5 seconds or so (via EMSC)
Iloilo City (Philippines) (150 km N from epicenter)(no details): Lasted about 10 seconds. Slight rocking left and right. No damages (via EMSC)
Iloilo City (Philippines) (150 km N from epicenter)(no details): The whole house felt like it swayed for about 10 seconds. Steel frame, cinder block house. No damage (via EMSC)
Miagao (Philippines) (136 km N from epicenter)(no details): Only my Earthquake app on computer notified me of the earthquake.Otherwise, would have never known. (via EMSC)
La Carlota City (Philippines) (132 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Went on for at least a full 30-40 seconds (via EMSC)
Dumaguete (Philippines) (127 km E from epicenter)(no details): It was moderate and lasted only a few seconds (via EMSC)

 

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