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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Luzon, Philippines on Sunday, 22 October 2017

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Luzon, Philippines on Sunday, 22 October 2017
22 Oct 14:25 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Oct 22 14:27: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 236.0 to 223.0 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 22 October 2017 14:21 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 223.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.04°N / 120.81°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Taal (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SE of Toong (pop: 2,700)
6 km (4 mi) NE of Bolboc (pop: 2,400)
6 km (4 mi) S of Aga (pop: 5,200)
65 km (41 mi) SW of Manila (pop: 1,600,000)
70 km (43 mi) SW of Caloocan City (pop: 1,500,000)
73 km (45 mi) SW of Quezon City (pop: 2,761,700)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 22 Oct 14:21 UTCM 5.1 / 223 kmLuzon, PhilippinesGFZ
2017-10-22 22:21:00 +08:00 (22 Oct 14:21:00 UTC)M 5.4 / 198.2 km- 1km SSW of Putol, PhilippinesUSGS

User reports for this quake (8)

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Augusta,GA / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
56.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Wolvega, Netherland (10343.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Ermita, manila (62.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guagua pampanga / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Manila / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Harbor Point / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was in the cinema when it happened. Entire place was shaking.
205.4 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)

Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake: Luzon, Philippines, 22 Oct 2017 14:21

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Luzon, Philippines on Sunday, 22 October 2017

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