Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
21-28 Sep 2019: Pearl of the Aegean - Santorini - Santorini Island (Greece)
2-18 Nov 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
17-21 Nov 2019: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
17-30 Nov 2019: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
9-17 May 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Support us?

Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation (PayPal).

Online cc payment
Thank you!
Random pictures

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 019 km N 87° W of Calatagan (Batangas) (Philippines) on Friday, 6 September 2019

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 019 km N 87° W of Calatagan (Batangas) (Philippines) on Friday, 6 September 2019
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 99.0 to 87.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 87.0 to 89.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 6 September 2019 10:32 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 06 September 2019 - 06:32 PM (PST)
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 89.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.84°N / 120.46°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Panay (53 km)
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS
Estimated released energy: 1.4*10^12 J (392 MWh / 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- thank you.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 6 Sep 2019
Fri, 6 Sep 10:32 UTCM 4.8 / 143 kmMindoro, PhilippinesGFZ
Fri, 6 Sep 10:32 UTCM 4.9 / 132 kmMindoro, PhilippinesEMSC
Fri, 6 Sep 10:33 UTCM 5.0 / 133 kmMindoro, PhilippinesBMKG
Fri, 6 Sep 10:32 UTCM 5.1 / 130.9 kmMindoro, PhilippinesGeoAu
Fri, 6 Sep 10:32 UTCM 4.9 / 139.1 km7km W of Calatagan, PhilippinesUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Sampaloc, Talisay, Batangas / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Matabungkay, Lian - I was home / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Balayan / MMI III (Weak shaking): I felt it like about 8-10secs
Limay, Bataan / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Coral ni Bacal, Calaca / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Balintawak qc / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Paranaque / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
mabini batangas / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(28.3 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was on the computer and my wheelie chair moved across the room
Amadeo / MMI IV (Light shaking): Shaking of tables lasted for more or less 30 secpnds
(102.2 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
CALATAGAN / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Subic Bay Freeport Zone / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
paligawan / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Lemery (Batangas) / MMI V (Moderate shaking): One short shock about 10 sec.
(90.1 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking felt in the Muntinlupa area
Kalayaan street corner Zapote, Makati / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
cainta (110.3 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
ugong quzon city / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Tagaytay City / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Balayan Batangas (33.5 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(62.7 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Makati (Philippines) (85 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Mild, slight swaying (via EMSC)


More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.