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

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.6 quake South China Sea, 31 km south of Balayan, Philippines, 24 Jul 4:48 am (GMT +8), which had occurred 2 hours and 27 minutes earlier.
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.
Date & time: Jul 23, 2021 23:16:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 24 July 2021 - 07:16 AM (PST)
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.52°N / 120.79°E (South China Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 13.52°S / 59.21°W
Nearest volcano: Taal (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NW of Odala (pop: 3,050) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SW of Bauan (Batangas) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSE of Calatagan (pop: 16,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NNE of Mamburao (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SW of Batangas (pop: 237,400) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SW of San Pascual (pop: 39,400) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) SSW of Taal (pop: 39,700) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) S of Balayan (Batangas) (pop: 50,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSW of Calamba (pop: 316,600) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) S of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) NNW of Mindoro Island (pop: 1,331,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.02 kmPhilippines: 031 Km S 17° E of Calatagan (Batangas)PHIVOLCS
3.018 kmMINDORO, PHILIPPINESEMSC

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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.  
Marinduque / not felt : Wife felt it, but I slept through it.  
Bacoor City, Cavite / not felt : I was asleep (ground floor) when it happened. But my children upstairs felt it and was awakened by it.  
Silang Cavite / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : Like on a rocking bed  
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