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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Mindoro, Philippines on Friday, 31 August 2018

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Mindoro, Philippines on Friday, 31 August 2018
31 Aug 14:46 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 140.0 to 148.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 31 August 2018 14:40 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 148.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.55°N / 120.87°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Panay (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) NW of Balatero (pop: 3,700)
10 km (6 mi) NE of Odala (pop: 3,000)
10 km (6 mi) NW of Puerto Galera (pop: 3,300)
118 km (73 mi) S of Manila (pop: 1,600,000)
123 km (76 mi) S of Caloocan City (pop: 1,500,000)
124 km (77 mi) S 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

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 31 Aug 14:40 UTCM 5.0 / 148 kmMindoro, PhilippinesGFZ
Fri, 31 Aug 14:40 UTCM 5.2 / 163.9 kmMindoro, PhilippinesGeoAu
31 August 2018 - 10:40 PM (PST) (31 Aug 14:40:00 UTC)M 5.2 / 112 km016 Km N 16° W of Abra De Ilog (Occidental Mindoro)PHIVOLCS
2018-08-31 22:40:29 +08:00 (31 Aug 14:40:29 UTC)M 5.5 / 140 km- 6km NNW of Balatero, PhilippinesUSGS
Fri, 31 Aug 14:40 UTCM 5.5 / 145 kmMINDORO, PHILIPPINESEMSC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)

User reports for this quake (28)

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Catanauan / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Weak but steady for a few seconds
Tagaytay city cavite / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Batangas city 34 km away / not felt : Was asleep did not wake.
mataasnakahoy, batangas (53.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Taguig / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was taking a call slouching I notice my chair moved and I was like in a hamok
115.8 km N of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Pundaquit / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Pasig City / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : it was a jerk at first then the sideway shaking started... quite long 15-20 sec shaking... it was a weak one but we were at the 21st floor that's why we felt it.
Kawit, Cavite / Light shaking (MMI IV)
mall of aisa / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Naic, Cavite / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
112.6 km N of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Boquet Island, Puero Galera / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : shaking of 5 seconds.
Paranaque City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
115.1 km N of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
120.7 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
33.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Mariveles, Bataan (105.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
bgc corporate center / Light shaking (MMI IV)
112.6 km N of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Muntinlupa (Philippines, 100 km N of epicenter) : I was sleeping and felt that little shake. (reported through EMSC)
Lipa (Philippines, 48 km NE of epicenter) : I'd say intensity 3 to 4 in Lipa, Batangas. (reported through EMSC)
Morong (Philippines, 145 km NW of epicenter) : Slight shaking (reported through EMSC)
Makati (Philippines, 111 km N of epicenter) : First felt like bumps then a swaying motion. (reported through EMSC)
Muntinlupa (Philippines, 97 km N of epicenter) : Fast few shakes in the 12th flr of our office bldg (reported through EMSC)
Calapan (Philippines, 35 km SE of epicenter) : It was like vibrating. Not much movement but strong vibration. About 30 seconds right here in Calapan Mindoro (reported through EMSC)
Bauan (Philippines, 26 km N of epicenter) : Slighlty strong here in bauan batangas (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake: Mindoro, Philippines, 31 Aug 2018 14:40

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (7 quakes):
  • 04 Oct 2018 02:36 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 27 Sep 2018 18:06 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    100 km (62.1 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 23 Sep 2018 14:16 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    109 km (67.7 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 17 Sep 2018 22:40 UTC
    | M 1.6 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 13 Sep 2018 10:11 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 08 Sep 2018 01:19 UTC
    | M 1.5 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (3 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 07 Sep 2018 13:48 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Mindoro, Philippines on Friday, 31 August 2018
 

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