Event status: unconfirmed [?]

Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: Pampanga, 9.1 km southwest of Hagonoy, Bulacan, Central Luzon, Philippines, 24 Jul 5:37 am (GMT +8) -

Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: Pampanga, 9.1 km southwest of Hagonoy, Bulacan, Central Luzon, Philippines, 24 Jul 5:37 am (GMT +8)
23 Jul 21:40 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 3 minutes.
Date & time: Jul 23, 2021 21:37:57 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 24 Jul 5:37 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 3.8?
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.79706°N / 120.65736°E (Pampanga, Central Luzon, Philippines)
Antipode: 14.797°S / 59.343°W
Nearest volcano: Arayat (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) WSW of Hagonoy (pop: 123,500) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) SSW of Masantol (pop: 41,300) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) E of Orani (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) WSW of Malolos (pop: 198,700) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SW of Calumpit (pop: 91,800) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NE of Balanga (pop: 73,000) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SW of Apalit (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (16 mi) S of San Fernando (pop: 251,200) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) WNW of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WNW of Quezon City (National Capital Region) (pop: 2,761,700) --> See nearby quakes!
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Cabcaben, Province of Bataan, Central Luzon (34.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : Scared!!!  
Guiguinto, Bulacan, Central Luzon (26.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
Calangain, Central Luzon (17.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Olongapo City, Zambales, Central Luzon (38.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Malanday, Rizal, Calabarzon (53.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s : it woke us up dawn in the morning (reported through our app)  
Caloocan City, Northern Manila District, National Capital Region (37.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 10-15 s (reported through our app)
Sexmoan, Pampanga, Central Luzon (16.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : i really felt it  
Olongapo City, Zambales, Central Luzon (39.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s
Tanza Cavite (55.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s : I was sleeping and I suddenly got awake by shaking  
Olongapo City, Zambales, Central Luzon (39.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s
san Fernando Pampanga / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Taguig / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : I felt dizzy  
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO (CAPITAL) / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Bacolot / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Pampanga / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
SM Clark, Angeles City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging : All of the objects in the office even the chair on where I am sitting is swinging, we are at the 5th floor and that feeling lasted up to atleast 1min or 2mins it is not just a minimal quake but a moderate one. At first, we thought someone was joking an hour before the quake the building alarmed saying that it was just a moist found in the aircon of the lower ground of the building it rang twice, it gives us the idea of somethings happening and after a span of moments it happened.  
Townsite, Mariveles, Bataan, Philippines / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 10-15 s : Bed shaking with items on tables wobbling  
Arayat / not felt
Angeles, city / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : I just felt swaying because i am asleep and been aWAke by the shake.  
San Jose del Monte, Bulacan / not felt : I usually receive text messages from NDRRMC or the PAG-ASA if there are such occurences of earthquakes... But today, there's NONE.... Why???  
Guagua, Pampanga / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Plaridel, bulacan / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Lubao, Pampanga / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 5-10 s : Woke during the earthquake due to continued shaking with aftershocks few minutes later.  
Lexington Garden Village / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s : I felt slow but steady shaking (horizontal) which lasted a few seconds which was then followed by a slightly less strong aftershock  
San Fernando Pampanga (25.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Panipuan san fernando pampanga / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I felt that someone is moving the bed i was sleeping that time.  
sta cruz porac pampanga / not felt : sleeping  
San Fernando, Pampanga / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s : I thought it was nothing.  
Sto Niño, Paombong Bulacan / Light shaking (MMI IV) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 5-10 s : Was just awakening and felt like being on the ocean with lite gentle waves  
City of San Fernando / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
Mexico pampanga / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Baloy, Olongapo / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Baguio / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Alas-asin / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Woke up twice during the night from the shaking.  
Olongapo (2.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Woken by shaking - checked the time on bedside clock, 5am  
Olongapo (40.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Olongapo (42.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : 1 aftershock felt about 5 minutes after main activity. (reported through our app)  
San mateo rizal (54.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Dau Mabalacat City Pampanga / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Guagua pampanga (18.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 20-30 s
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