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

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

Major magnitude 6.6 earthquake - Philippines 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.
Date & time: Nov 13, 2016 11:40:05 UTC
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.75°N / 121.96°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 15.75°S / 58.04°W
Nearest volcano: Amorong (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) E of Suklayin (Aurora) (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) ENE of Laur (Nueva Ecija) (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) E of Bongabon (Nueva Ecija) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) E of Rizal (Nueva Ecija) (pop: 26,200) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) ENE of Palayan City (Nueva Ecija) (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) E of General Mamerto Natividad (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) ENE of Cabanatuan City (pop: 220,300) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSE of Santiago (pop: 108,400) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) NE of Quezon City (pop: 2,761,700) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) NE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) ESE of Luzon Island (pop: 46,228,000) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) NNE of Mindoro Island (pop: 1,331,500) --> See nearby quakes!
436 km (271 mi) NNW of Masbate Island (pop: 706,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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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

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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)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (36 quakes)

  • 08 May 2017 06:02 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    120 km (74 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 06 May 2017 10:27 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    106 km (66 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 05 May 2017 20:09 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    93 km (58 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 02 May 2017 11:32 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    81 km (50 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 22 Apr 2017 20:31 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    4 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    112 km (70 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 22 Apr 2017 20:27 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    117 km (72 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 20 Apr 2017 19:29 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 15 Apr 2017 14:47 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 13 Apr 2017 01:30 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    3 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 12 Apr 2017 19:35 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
    |
    65 km (40 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 08 Apr 2017 16:56 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 08 Apr 2017 16:42 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    84 km (52 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 08 Apr 2017 16:11 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    120 km (75 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 07 Apr 2017 09:04 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 27 Mar 2017 20:35 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    114 km (71 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 24 Mar 2017 21:30 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    3 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    92 km (57 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
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