Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 6.6 km west of Naga City, Province of Camarines Sur, Bicol, Philippines, on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 6:53 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 6.6 km west of Naga City, Province of Camarines Sur, Bicol, Philippines, on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 6:53 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 1 km depth

15 Oct 22:55 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 2 minutes.
15 Oct 23:10: Now using data updates from PHIVOLCS
16 Oct 15:15: Epicenter location corrected by 2.4 km (1.5 mi) towards ENE.
Date & time: Oct 15, 2021 22:53:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 6:53 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 3.3
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.62°N / 123.12°E (Province of Camarines Sur, Bicol, Philippines)
Antipode: 13.62°S / 56.88°W
Nearest volcano: Isarog (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) W of Gainza (pop: 2,170) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) W of Naga City (pop: 174,900) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) WSW of Magarao (Camarines Sur) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SE of Mambulo (pop: 6,320) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) SW of Calabanga (Camarines Sur) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NE of Pasacao (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NW of Nabua (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) WNW of Iriga City (pop: 94,800) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of Libon (pop: 68,800) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) ESE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 25.7°C (78 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 0 m/s (0 kts) from E
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
Show interactive Map
[smaller] [bigger]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
If you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable to earthquake science, seismic hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

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 kmPhilippines: 006 Km S 63° W of Canaman (Camarines Sur)PHIVOLCS
3.31 kmLUZON, PHILIPPINESEMSC

User reports for this quake (26)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Contribute:
Leave a comment if you find a particular report interesting or want to add to it.
Flag as inappropriate.
Mark as helpful or interesting.
Send your own user report!
Translate
Gainza, Camarines Sur, Bicol (1.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : It was a strong quake first time in recent memories. First there was a massive loud crash then followed by shaking lasting for a few seconds. News says it was 6.1 intensity from Pili camarines sur nearby Naga. The feeling of fright and anxiety was enormou  
Canaman, Bicol (5.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s : Still sleeping when suddenly a tremor woke us up. | One user found this interesting.  
Naga City, Camarines Sur, Bicol (8.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Light shaking | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Naga City, Camarines Sur, Bicol (8.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short (reported through our app)
Magarao, Camarines Sur, Bicol (9.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Quick (reported through our app)  
Palestina, Camarines Sur, Bicol (13.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : Window rattler. Just a mild shaking, like a (very) heavy truck drove by.  
Naga / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 5-10 s
Canaman Camarines Sur / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Calm and just ready to go out from the house (reported through our app)  
Naga city / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Naga city / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Canaman Camarines Sur / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Pili (18 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : all things inside the house were shaking  
Milaor Cam Sur / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Baras, Canaman, Camarines Sur / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : There was a sound. I also felt a vibrating jolt underneath the ground, as if there was drilling going on.  
Working on my computer / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : Some alarm  
Naga City, Camarines Sur, Bicol region, Philippine / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Although the magnitude of the earthquake is only 3.3, it's still a strong one and woke me up. It was like a bomb explosion followed by a strong vibration.  
Pili / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short (reported through our app)
Naga City / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short (reported through our app)
san jose, pili, camarines sur (15.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Naga City / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Pasacao / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : Just a sideways jolt that made everything in the room sway but nothing like the other day.  
Pasacao / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : Just a sideways jolt that made everything in the room sway but nothing like the other day.  
pasacao (15.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short (reported through our app)
bombon (11 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : light movement then one heavy wave  
naga city / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : shaking  
NAGA CITY / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Show more
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Try our free app!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Android | iOS version
Why is there advertising on this site?
Support us - Help us upgrade our services!
We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Improved multilanguage support
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Detailed quake stats
  • Additional seismic data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
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.