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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Luzon, Philippines on Sunday, 13 November 2016

Major magnitude 6.6 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 44 km east of Suklayin, Philippines, on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 11:40 GMT

Major magnitude 6.6 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 44 km east of Suklayin, Philippines, on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 11:40 GMT Major magnitude 6.6 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 44 km east of Suklayin, Philippines, on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 11:40 GMT

Major magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

13 Nov 11:55 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 16 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 13, 2016 11:40:05 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude6.6
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude15.75°N / 121.96°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode15.75°S / 58.04°W
Shaking intensityVery strong shaking near epicenter
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearest volcanoAmorong (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities72 km (45 mi) SSE of Maddela (Quirino) (pop: 9,750) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
85 km (53 mi) ENE of Laur (Nueva Ecija) (pop: 19,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (55 mi) E of Bongabon (Nueva Ecija) (pop: 36,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
92 km (57 mi) E of Rizal (Nueva Ecija) (pop: 26,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
97 km (60 mi) ENE of Palayan City (Nueva Ecija) (pop: 23,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
99 km (61 mi) E of General Mamerto Natividad (pop: 18,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
110 km (69 mi) ENE of Cabanatuan City (pop: 220,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
113 km (70 mi) SSE of Santiago (pop: 108,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
157 km (97 mi) NE of Quezon City (pop: 2,761,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
165 km (103 mi) NE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
106 km (66 mi) ESE of Luzon Island (pop: 46,228,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
327 km (203 mi) NNE of Mindoro Island (pop: 1,331,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
436 km (271 mi) NNW of Masbate Island (pop: 706,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.610 kmLuzon, PhilippinesGFZ
6.310 km6.3 PHILIPPINE ISLANDS REGIONEMSC

Seismograms

Seismic station: Taipei, Taiwan (TATO/IU network) | Distance from quake: 1027 km / 638 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Taipei, Taiwan: 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. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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Makati City, Southern Manila District, National Capital Region (167 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Very short only (reported through our app)  

Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (36 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
May 8, 2017 06:02
5 years ago
3.1

10 km
4.2 km SW of Bone South, Province of Nueva Vizcaya, Cagayan Valley, PhilippinesMore
May 6, 2017 10:27
5 years ago
2.8

1 km
Philippine Sea, 96 km N of Jose Panganiban, PhilippinesMore
May 5, 2017 20:09
5 years ago
2.0

21 km
Philippine Sea, 6.2 km S of Karligan, Quezon, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
May 2, 2017 11:32
5 years ago
2.1

9 km
Philippine Sea, 77 km E of Santiago, PhilippinesMore
Apr 22, 2017 20:31
5 years ago
2.7

4 km
Philippine Sea, 74 km N of Jose Panganiban, PhilippinesMore
Apr 22, 2017 20:27
5 years ago
3.7

6 km
Philippine Sea, 53 km E of Patnanungan, Quezon, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Apr 20, 2017 19:29
5 years ago
2.1

9 km
Philippine Sea, 31 km E of Dingalan, PhilippinesMore
Apr 15, 2017 14:47
5 years ago
2.4

12 km
Philippine Sea, 82 km SE of Santiago, PhilippinesMore
Apr 13, 2017 01:30
5 years ago
2.6

3 km
Philippine Sea, 27 km SE of Suklayin, PhilippinesMore
Apr 12, 2017 19:35
5 years ago
2.0

26 km
8.2 km SW of Nagtipunan, Province of Quirino, Cagayan Valley, PhilippinesMore
Apr 8, 2017 16:56
5 years ago
2.6

7 km
Philippine Sea, 92 km SE of Santiago, PhilippinesMore
Apr 8, 2017 16:42
5 years ago
2.9

16 km
77 km E of Santiago, Province of Isabela, Cagayan Valley, PhilippinesMore
Apr 8, 2017 16:11
5 years ago
2.6

15 km
Philippine Sea, 94 km SE of Ilagan, PhilippinesMore
Apr 7, 2017 09:04
5 years ago
2.3

1 km
Philippine Sea, 26 km N of Karligan, Quezon, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Mar 27, 2017 20:35
6 years ago
2.0

23 km
13 km E of Solano, Province of Nueva Vizcaya, Cagayan Valley, PhilippinesMore
Mar 24, 2017 21:30
6 years ago
3.0

3 km
Polillo Island, 23 km N of Polillo, Quezon, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Mar 21, 2017 16:16
6 years ago
2.2

10 km
Philippine Sea, 21 km S of Suklayin, PhilippinesMore
Mar 21, 2017 07:09
6 years ago
2.5

8 km
16 km NW of Pamplona, Quezon, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Mar 18, 2017 14:15
6 years ago
2.7

1 km
Philippine Sea, 12 km W of Burdeos, Quezon, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Mar 17, 2017 08:23
6 years ago
2.8

14 km
5.7 km SW of Bone South, Province of Nueva Vizcaya, Cagayan Valley, PhilippinesMore
Mar 15, 2017 20:09
6 years ago
2.4

1 km
Philippine Sea, 7.3 km NW of Sibulan, Quezon, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Mar 9, 2017 15:22
6 years ago
2.1

34 km
Philippine Sea, 123 km E of Cabanatuan City, PhilippinesMore
Mar 9, 2017 10:56
6 years ago
2.0

35 km
Philippine Sea, 145 km N of Daet, PhilippinesMore
Feb 27, 2017 12:47
6 years ago
2.5

53 km
Philippine Sea, 50 km N of Patnanungan, Quezon, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Feb 23, 2017 20:30
6 years ago
2.5

19 km
Philippine Sea, 86 km E of Santiago, PhilippinesMore
Feb 13, 2017 15:03
6 years ago
2.2

32 km
Philippine Sea, 154 km NE of Rodriguez, Rizal, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Feb 10, 2017 08:00
6 years ago
2.1

10 km
Central Luzon, 65 km SE of Santiago, PhilippinesMore
Feb 8, 2017 22:03
6 years ago
2.1

86 km
Philippine Sea, 20 km N of Patnanungan, Quezon, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Feb 8, 2017 00:59
6 years ago
3.7

1 km
Polillo Island, 3.4 km SE of Karligan, Quezon, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Jan 17, 2017 19:34
6 years ago
3.4

6 km
Philippine Sea, 51 km SE of Suklayin, PhilippinesMore
Jan 17, 2017 10:09
6 years ago
2.2

17 km
Philippine Sea, 98 km SE of Santiago, PhilippinesMore
Jan 12, 2017 19:45
6 years ago
2.5

23 km
35 km NE of Rodriguez, Rizal, Calabarzon, PhilippinesMore
Jan 3, 2017 10:08
6 years ago
2.0

31 km
Philippine Sea, 76 km E of Santiago, PhilippinesMore
Dec 23, 2016 11:21
6 years ago
2.8

12 km
Philippine Sea, 98 km SE of Alicia, PhilippinesMore
Dec 10, 2016 20:07
6 years ago
2.4

8 km
Philippine Sea, 64 km E of Bongabon, PhilippinesMore
Nov 24, 2016 01:04
6 years ago
2.8

1 km
Philippine Sea, 30 km S of Suklayin, PhilippinesMore

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