Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Luzon, Philippines, on Tuesday, 3 July 2018 at 04:25 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Luzon, Philippines, on Tuesday, 3 July 2018 at 04:25 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

3 Jul 04:31 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Jul 3 04:38: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.4.
Jul 3 04:39: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.5.
Date & time: 3 Jul 2018 04:25:39 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.08°N / 120.6°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Panay (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) WNW of Nasugbu (pop: 62,900)
21 km (13 mi) NW of Balayan (Batangas) (pop: 50,100)
32 km (20 mi) SW of Naic (pop: 55,200)
36 km (22 mi) W of Tagaytay (pop: 71,200)
41 km (26 mi) SSE of Mariveles (pop: 84,600)
43 km (27 mi) WSW of Silang (pop: 119,500)
71 km (44 mi) SW of Manila (pop: 1,600,000)
80 km (50 mi) SW of Quezon City (pop: 2,761,700)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.510 kmLuzon, PhilippinesGFZ
M 5.4137 km- 2km S of San Diego, PhilippinesUSGS
M 5.4146 km MINDORO, PHILIPPINESEMSC
M 4.8130 km菲律宾CEIC

User reports for this quake (70)

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Robinsons Galleria, Ortigas / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Makati / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : 19th Floor
Angeles City / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Very sharp jolt followed by light shacking lasting roughly 30 seconds.
davao city (952.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Quezon City / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
65.6 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
hermosa, bataan / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Un Avenue / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
40.3 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Quezon City / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : While eating lunch, we felt the table at the pantry office shaking slightly.
Vermosa Imus, Cavite / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was on the fourth floor of the building. Did the duck, cover, and hold, and left the building after the bell rung
Bonifacio Global City Taguig / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was just sitting and felt like thw ground was shaking a bit. It was weak and it ended fast.
Intramuros Manila / Light shaking (MMI IV)
BINONDO MANILA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
247.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
ermita / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
71.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
40 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
bulacan / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Pasay City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Pasay / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Ermita, Manila / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kawit (52.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
65.6 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
ORTIGAS PASIG cITY / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Taguig City / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Quezon City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Pasig City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sitting on our company at pantry because its time for lunch then I suddenly felt my chair was shaking. Our company is at 5th floor. I ran and called my officemates if they felt the same. But they say, "No, nothing". So I was just wondering if I was just dizzy or what. Hahaha
Clark/ Very strong / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Sta mesa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Las Piñas City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bulacan / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Taguig (68.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
DASMARINAS CITY / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Subic Bay Freeport Zone / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Balanga city, Bataan / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Madison 101 hotel+tower / Light shaking (MMI IV)
BGC / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Bailen, cavite / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Las Pinas City / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt a vibration while on my bed.
Makati / Light shaking (MMI IV)
65.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
54.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Subic Bay Freeport Zone (88.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt it here at Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Zambales
BAGUMBAYAN QUEZON CITY / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Altura, Tower 1, South Park District, Brgy., Natio / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
70.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
mariveles bataan / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
93.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
taguig city / Weak shaking (MMI III)
tagaytay city (42.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
72 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Burgos Circle, Bonifacio Global City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed rocking, hanging lamps swaying
Nuvali / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Las Pinas City, Metro Manila, Philippines / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Sorrento oasis pasig city / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
61.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
mendiola, metro manila / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
28.5 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Limay (Philippines, 62 km NW of epicenter) : Bottles dancing on the table (reported through EMSC)
Makati (Philippines, 73 km NE of epicenter) : Felt in makati, 6th floor (reported through EMSC)
Batangas City (Philippines, 52 km SE of epicenter) : Forward and backwards ground movement in Kumintang Ibaba Batangas City Philippines. Not sure if it was just shaking due to container van-trucks passing by along the main road nearby. But it was pretty strong. Lasted two seconds (reported through EMSC)
Tanza (Philippines, 46 km NE of epicenter) : I felt my chair shaking for about 5 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Pasig (Philippines, 87 km NE of epicenter) : floor swayed left to right (reported through EMSC)
Quezon City (Philippines, 85 km NE of epicenter) : Felt in pandacan manila (reported through EMSC)
San Juan (Philippines, 84 km NE of epicenter) : Thought i felt a slight sway. Surface of water in the dispenser seemed to move slightly. Condo in QC area. (reported through EMSC)
Pasig (Philippines, 84 km NE of epicenter) : Building sway for a few seconds lesser a few seconds later (reported through EMSC)
Mandaluyong (Philippines, 81 km NE of epicenter) : Just a slight movement 5/F bldg. Mandaluyong City, Philippines (reported through EMSC)
Manila (Philippines, 78 km NE of epicenter) : Manila, 12:26nn, 3July 2018. Both the household help & I felt dizzy. (reported through EMSC)
Taguig City (Philippines, 78 km NE of epicenter) : Thought I was getting dizzy (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake Luzon, Philippines, 3 July 04:25 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (7 quakes):
  • 30 Aug 2018 10:25 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    87 km (54.1 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 27 Aug 2018 16:59 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    114 km (70.8 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 27 Aug 2018 16:47 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    103 km (64 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 08 Jul 2018 13:20 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    120 km (74.6 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 04 Jul 2018 13:30 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    124 km (77.1 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 03 Jul 2018 16:25 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    119 km (73.9 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 03 Jul 2018 09:33 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    113 km (70.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Luzon, Philippines, on Tuesday, 3 July 2018 at 04:25 (GMT)
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