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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Mindoro, Philippines on Sunday, 14 January 2018

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Mindoro, Philippines on Sunday, 14 January 2018
Date & time: Sunday, 14 January 2018 15:49 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.45°N / 120.43°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Panay (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km (0 mi) W of Harrison (pop: 2,300)
5 km (3 mi) NW of Paluan (pop: 4,500)
28 km (17 mi) NW of Cabacao (pop: 4,500)
142 km (88 mi) SW of Manila (pop: 1,600,000)
145 km (90 mi) SW of Caloocan City (pop: 1,500,000)
149 km (93 mi) SW of Quezon City (pop: 2,761,700)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 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, 14 Jan 15:49 UTCM 5.0 / 10 kmMindoro, PhilippinesGFZ

User reports for this quake (10)

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Batangas / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking. I awaked. maybe 10 seconds shaking.
Mall of Asia Pasay City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Slight creaking of the building, bed is shaking. Ceiling fan is shaking. Lasted about 30 sec
Manila (137 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Tagaytay / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Few minutes
Greenhills height / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Olongapo (Philippines, 148 km NW of epicenter) : Short earthquake in Subic Bay. Philippines. (reported through EMSC)
Manila (Philippines, 133 km NE of epicenter) : Felt slight shaking on the 9th floor condominium in Manila (reported through EMSC)
Mandaluyong (Philippines, 130 km NE of epicenter) : Lying on my couch and i felt a little shaking. (reported through EMSC)
Bacoor (Philippines, 111 km NE of epicenter) : two tremors around 10 minutes apart (reported through EMSC)
Batangas (Philippines, 66 km E of epicenter) : Subtle (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake: Mindoro, Philippines, 14 Jan 2018 15:49

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 16 Feb 2018 07:56 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 07 Feb 2018 16:41 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 28 Jan 2018 08:37 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    55 km (34.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 19 Jan 2018 23:48 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Mindoro, Philippines on Sunday, 14 January 2018
 

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