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Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - South China Sea, 39 km southwest of Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines, on 24 July 2021 - 07:16 AM (PST)

Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - South China Sea, 39 km southwest of Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines, on 24 July 2021 - 07:16 AM (PST) Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - South China Sea, 39 km southwest of Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines, on 24 July 2021 - 07:16 AM (PST)

Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 2 km depth

23 Jul 23:35 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 19 minutes.
24 Jul 00:15: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 18.0 to 21.0 km (from 11.2 to 13 mi).
24 Jul 08:20: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 21.0 to 2.0 km (from 13 to 1.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 10.3 km (6.4 mi) towards ESE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 23, 2021 23:16:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter24 July 2021 - 07:16 AM (PST)
Depth2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude13.52°N / 120.79°E (South China Sea, Philippines)
Antipode13.52°S / 59.21°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoTaal (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities6 km (4 mi) NW of Odala (pop: 3,050) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) SW of Bauan (Batangas) (pop: 33,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) SSE of Calatagan (pop: 16,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) NNE of Mamburao (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 23,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) SW of Batangas (pop: 237,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (25 mi) SW of San Pascual (pop: 39,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (26 mi) SSW of Taal (pop: 39,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (29 mi) S of Calaca (Batangas) (pop: 37,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
87 km (54 mi) SSW of Calamba (pop: 316,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
122 km (76 mi) S of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
73 km (46 mi) NNW of Mindoro Island (pop: 1,331,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.02 kmPhilippines: 031 Km S 17° E of Calatagan (Batangas)PHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake (4)

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MAGSAYSAY, Occidental Mindoro / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Worst way to have as an alarm clock early in the morning. I woke uo suddenly due to moderate shaking that last up for a minute.  
Bacoor City, Cavite / not felt : I was asleep (ground floor) when it happened. But my children upstairs felt it and was awakened by it.  
Marinduque / not felt : Wife felt it, but I slept through it.  
Silang Cavite / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : Like on a rocking bed  

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