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Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 32 km west of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, Mimaropa, Philippines, on Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 at 11:56 am (GMT +8)

Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 32 km west of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, Mimaropa, Philippines, on Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 at 11:56 am (GMT +8) Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 32 km west of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, Mimaropa, Philippines, on Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 at 11:56 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 1 km depth

1 Apr 04:15 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 19 minutes.
1 Apr 11:05: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 13.0 to 1.0 km (from 8.1 to 0.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.6 km (5.3 mi) towards NE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeApr 1, 2021 03:56:00 UTC
Local time at epicenterThursday, Apr 1, 2021 at 11:56 am (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.3
Depth1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude13.45°N / 120.89°E (Oriental Mindoro, Mimaropa, Philippines)
Antipode13.45°S / 59.11°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoTaal (70 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities7 km (4 mi) SSW of Balatero (pop: 3,750) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
8 km (5 mi) ESE of Odala (pop: 3,050) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (8 mi) W of San Teodoro (pop: 4,830) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) W of Calapan City (pop: 66,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Batangas (Calabarzon) (pop: 237,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Bauan (Batangas, Calabarzon) (pop: 33,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (25 mi) NE of Mamburao (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 23,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (26 mi) SSW of San Pascual (Calabarzon) (pop: 39,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) S of Taal (Calabarzon) (pop: 39,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
129 km (80 mi) S of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 30.6°C (87 F), humidity: 65%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from E
Estimated seismic energy released5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.31 km017 Km N 88° E of Abra De Ilog (Occidental Mindoro), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
3.313 kmMINDORO, PHILIPPINESEMSC

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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sabang beach puerto galera / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
13016.5 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Santa Rosa (89.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)

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