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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Luzon, Philippines on Saturday, 23 February 2019

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Luzon, Philippines on Saturday, 23 February 2019
Date & time: Saturday, 23 February 2019 04:14 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 97.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.93°N / 120.13°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Pinatubo (32 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4*10^12 J (392 MWh / 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 23 Feb 2019
Sat, 23 Feb 04:14 UTCM 4.9 / 80 kmLUZON, PHILIPPINESEMSC
Sat, 23 Feb 04:14 UTCM 5.1 / 69 kmLuzon, PhilippinesGeoAu
Sat, 23 Feb 04:14 UTCM 4.9 / 71.9 kmLuzon, PhilippinesUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Subic Mall / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Pasay / MMI III (Weak shaking): A little strong. Things shaking
Nagsasa Cove, San Antonio, Zambales (7.4 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(102.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I felt my bed shaking.
Purok 3, Looc, Castillejos, Zambales / MMI VI (Strong shaking): All 5 of us felt the earthquake. A lot of objects were shaking. Hanging lights were swinging.
SBMA / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(32.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It was really strong here near the beach , I live in iCamp Beach Resort
4.9 magnitude. (public domain)
(103.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Subic Bay / MMI IV (Light shaking)
SM City BF Paranaqu / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Manila / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Curtain was swaying and we were at Sofitel manila
San Marcelino / MMI III (Weak shaking): Slight shaking of the table.
Olongapo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
San antonio zambales / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Morong Bataan / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I jumped out of my bed, without slippers , I’m along the Beach of Morong Bataan Sitio Crossing At iCamp Beach Resort
Subic (Philippines) (5 km N from epicenter)(no details): Shaky (via EMSC)
Lian (Philippines) (102 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I felt a slight tremor on the sand in the beach (via EMSC)
San Antonio (Philippines) (17 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Swaying lasted 15 to 20 sec. long enuff for others to make comment and see liquid moving in bottles on shelf. (via EMSC)
Morong (Philippines) (16 km S from epicenter)(no details): About 5 secondsNear morong bataan (via EMSC)
Mandaluyong (Philippines) (95 km E from epicenter)(no details): Felt the shake but not sure if its really a shake! (via EMSC)

 

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