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- Earthquake Negros – Cebu, Philippines - collapsed houses, many killed and injured  (Febr. 06, 2012)

Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Philippines = UTC +8
SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
USGS Lukatan, Philippines May 27 03:25 4.5 27 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Mindanao, Philippines May 27 03:25 4.5 27 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Marihatag, Philippines May 25 19:10 4.9 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Mindanao, Philippines May 25 19:10 4.9 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines May 25 19:10 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Sarangani, Philippines May 25 06:08 4.5 280 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines May 25 06:08 4.4 283 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Mindanao, Philippines May 25 06:08 4.5 289 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Pilar, Philippines May 23 23:57 4.8 74 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Luzon, Philippines May 23 23:57 4.9 73 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Luzon, Philippines May 23 23:57 4.8 66 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Philippine Islands Region May 22 23:58 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Kampala - We just experienced an earth tremor over Kampala this morning
  • Church - I felt the floor shaking on 22nd May 2016.and even the plates and cups shaked with noise but didn't damage anything. This i had it from areas of kampala city of Uganda.
  • Kampala - Earth quake rarely happens here in Uganda,AM a civil Engineer by professional yearning to pursue geotechnical engineering as my majority though still caught up with fees.
  • USGS Itbayat, Philippines May 22 23:58 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region May 22 23:58 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Carlagan, Philippines May 21 11:14 4.8 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Olongapo City - We have experienced very weak shaking in Olongapo City.
  • Tanay - Between 7:20-7:25pm I felt light shaking evident from my LED TV which was not mounted on the wall. It lasted for a few seconds only
  • Manila - weak shaking...
  • Mandaluyong - I lived in 4th flr thats why i felt it a little shaky
  • EMSC Philippine Islands Region May 21 11:14 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region May 21 11:14 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines May 18 18:13 4.4 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines May 18 18:13 4.4 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pondaguitan, Philippines May 18 00:28 4.6 71 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines May 18 00:28 4.6 71 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pondaguitan, Philippines May 17 13:58 4.7 137 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines May 17 13:58 4.8 132 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines May 17 13:58 5.2 129 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pondaguitan, Philippines May 13 10:03 5.1 108 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Jose De Buan, Philippines May 13 00:07 4.8 55 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Samar, Philippines May 13 00:07 4.9 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Catbalogan City - The building shook with a moderate intensity.
  • Catbalogan City - Moderate shaking of our buildingg was felt for 4-6 seconds.
  • GEOFON Leyte, Philippines May 13 00:07 4.8 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pondaguitan, Philippines May 12 10:03 4.8 77 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines May 12 10:03 4.9 62 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines May 12 10:03 4.8 78 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Burgos, Philippines May 06 06:40 4.8 21 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region May 06 06:40 4.9 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Babuyan Isl Region, Philippines May 06 06:40 4.8 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sabtang, Philippines May 05 08:21 4.5 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Batan Isl Region, Philippines May 05 08:21 4.5 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region May 05 08:21 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Del Pilar, Philippines May 04 09:56 4.6 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines May 04 09:56 4.7 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines May 04 09:56 4.7 33 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Philippine Sea May 02 00:34 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Philippine Sea May 02 00:34 5.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Linoan, Philippines May 01 07:22 4.8 46 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines May 01 07:22 4.8 54 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • monkayo - 1 min about 3.30 pm 1st may 2016 no damage but building typhoon proof to 200 kph winds
  • GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines May 01 07:22 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Apr 28 13:49 4.5 112 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Apr 28 13:49 4.4 121 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Tandag, Philippines Apr 28 13:49 4.6 93 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region Apr 28 08:25 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Alugan, Philippines Apr 28 08:25 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Batan Isl Region, Philippines Apr 27 14:53 4.7 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Apr 27 14:53 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pondaguitan, Philippines Apr 26 16:12 4.5 127 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region Apr 26 01:52 4.7 114 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Apr 26 01:52 4.5 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Apr 20 16:03 4.9 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Apr 20 16:03 4.7 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pondaguitan, Philippines Apr 20 16:03 4.9 82 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Apr 19 17:17 5.0 101 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Apr 19 17:17 4.9 116 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Santa Maria, Philippines Apr 19 17:17 5.0 96 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Apr 16 23:37 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Apr 16 13:28 4.4 41 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Apr 16 12:03 4.7 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Apr 15 11:05 5.1 43 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Apr 13 18:21 5.9 22 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Sindangan - Strong shake but it just take a few second.
  • Tungawan - No damage, just moderate, also a minute shaking
  • Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay - shaking for almost a minute, nothing damages happen just wake up us
  • Zamboanga City - It really gave me a fright, even the neighbors, they were awaken by the earthquake that occurred. No damage of property that was observed.
  • Kabasalan - No damage/s noted but the quake was something not to be missed. It was the first time I felt an earthquke
  • Dipolog City - We were sleeping until we felt something shaking, first thought was (thinking it was just a dog moving our pillow until it shaked harder then I woke up realizing it was an earthquake😳
  • Lamitan City, Basilan - No damage caused.
  • Pagadian City - no property damage
  • USGS Mindanao, Philippines Apr 13 18:21 5.9 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Titay,Zamboanga Sibugay - I thought my room during that dawn was under construction because I felt like someone is manipulating an electric power drill under my bed! Thanks God we're all safe!
  • EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Apr 13 18:21 5.9 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Apr 07 13:24 4.3 53 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Apr 06 22:19 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sabtang, Philippines Apr 05 16:21 5.1 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Apr 05 16:21 5.1 19 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Batan Isl Region, Philippines Apr 05 16:21 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Apr 05 11:00 4.6 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Apr 05 08:42 4.8 39 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region Apr 05 08:29 5.9 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Apr 05 08:29 5.9 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Apr 05 08:29 5.7 35 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region Apr 03 19:09 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Apr 03 19:09 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jomalig, Philippines Apr 03 19:09 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Mabay, Philippines Mar 29 08:18 4.8 526 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Mar 29 08:18 4.7 512 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Mar 29 08:18 4.4 507 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Palimbang, Philippines Mar 23 19:04 4.1 567 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Mar 22 17:29 4.6 142 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Mar 22 17:29 4.8 133 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Pondaguitan, Philippines Mar 22 17:29 4.8 138 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Mar 20 21:47 4.0 183 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Mar 20 21:47 4.3 184 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Isidro, Philippines Mar 20 18:26 4.4 64 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region Mar 20 18:26 4.4 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Mar 20 18:26 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Maloma, Philippines Mar 16 22:46 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Manila - Bed was shaking slightly but enough to wake me.
  • Tarlac - I was just on my foam bed when I felt the floors' slight shake. It was just sudden. I even thought I was hallucinating but the time matched and we're quite near in Maloma.
  • EMSC Luzon, Philippines Mar 16 22:46 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Luzon, Philippines Mar 16 22:46 4.6 86 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Mar 16 13:09 5.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Mar 16 12:04 5.1 41 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Luzon, Philippines Mar 13 05:51 4.7 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sabang Indan, Philippines Mar 13 05:51 4.7 46 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Luzon, Philippines Mar 12 04:00 5.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Luzon, Philippines Mar 12 04:00 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Sinait - weak shaking
  • Cabugao - At the hospital for work. Having lunch when earthquake began. Noted all patients were safe in my area.
  • USGS Callaguip, Philippines Mar 12 04:00 5.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Santa Maria, Philippines Mar 08 19:42 4.7 180 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Mar 08 19:42 4.8 188 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Mar 08 19:42 4.6 167 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Dicabisagan, Philippines Mar 06 12:01 4.6 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Luzon, Philippines Mar 06 12:01 4.6 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region Mar 05 18:34 4.6 49 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jomalig, Philippines Mar 05 18:34 4.6 46 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region Mar 05 15:43 4.8 40 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Mar 05 15:43 4.8 64 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jomalig, Philippines Mar 05 15:43 4.8 47 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Mar 04 03:59 4.8 42 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Mar 03 16:23 5.0 108 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Feb 29 12:29 4.5 320 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Feb 28 09:06 5.4 185 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Hinigaran Negros Occidental - It was very weak. I was on my laptop on the second floor of my boyfriend's house when I felt it. I thought it just my imagination. Then I looked it up I wanted to be sure it was an earthquake.
  • Cebu - nothing
  • Cebu City - i live on 3rd floor of Pacific Square Residences, F, Cabahug street across from Castle Peak Hotel in Cebu City. i had 2 liter bottle of water on the floor beside me when i felt the building shake today.i looked at the bottle and the water was definately rocking back and forth in the bottle. no property damage that i can see, but havent been out on the streets today
  • Cebu City - While resting for awhile, i ahve noticed my feet on the ground felt the shaking. It was quiet strong... But i prayed to GOD.
  • EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Feb 28 09:06 5.4 187 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Feb 28 09:06 5.5 190 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Feb 27 03:31 4.6 319 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Feb 26 19:51 4.8 86 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Feb 26 19:51 4.8 92 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Ignacio, Philippines Feb 26 19:51 4.8 91 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panay, Philippines Feb 25 05:10 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Iloilo - no damages
  • GEOFON Panay, Philippines Feb 25 05:10 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Feb 21 02:29 4.3 97 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Tarragona, Philippines Feb 21 02:29 4.3 96 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pondaguitan, Philippines Feb 19 23:00 4.5 42 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region Feb 19 23:00 4.6 48 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Masbate Region, Philippines Feb 18 17:49 4.6 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Masbate - i just woke up from my sleep because of moderate shaking
  • north plains - Sitting at my desk in a plastic chair setting on tile floor. I weigh 100 kg. The shaking moved me and my chair 3 inches. Awoke my friend sleeping in her bed. No damage here, and none in the neighborhood.
  • Templeton - We were watching TV and the house shook fairly noticeably for about 4 seconds.
  • Loma Linda - east-west movement - subtle. No damage.
  • Yucca Valley - Barely noticeable briefly. Was more like a slight roll than a jolt.
  • Newberry Springs - No damage.
  • USGS Masbate Region, Philippines Feb 18 17:49 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Bobon, Philippines Feb 18 16:38 4.8 91 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region Feb 18 16:38 4.8 100 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Feb 18 16:38 4.6 90 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Manay, Philippines Feb 17 15:48 4.7 71 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Feb 17 15:48 4.7 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Feb 17 15:48 4.8 70 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pondaguitan, Philippines Feb 17 07:32 4.8 71 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Feb 15 20:07 4.4 78 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hingatungan, Philippines Feb 13 20:14 5.1 213 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Leyte, Philippines Feb 13 20:14 5.1 200 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Leyte, Philippines Feb 13 20:14 4.7 222 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Feb 13 19:59 4.6 92 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Caburan, Philippines Feb 13 19:59 4.6 87 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Feb 13 19:59 4.4 98 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Feb 13 00:59 4.9 578 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Gadung, Philippines Feb 13 00:59 4.7 581 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Moro Gulf, Mindanao, Philippines Feb 13 00:59 4.8 583 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Kinablangan, Philippines Feb 11 21:20 4.5 81 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Feb 11 21:20 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region Feb 11 21:20 4.6 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Feb 11 05:25 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Feb 11 05:25 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pondaguitan, Philippines Feb 08 15:25 4.5 99 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Feb 08 15:25 4.5 109 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Feb 08 15:25 4.6 102 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Francisco, Philippines Feb 05 05:00 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Lucena City - i woke up thinking i'm walking wobbly, but then i realized there's an earthquake. I can feel it.. even if im on the third floor of the building.
  • GEOFON Luzon, Philippines Feb 05 05:00 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region Feb 05 05:00 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Rosario, Philippines Feb 04 22:41 5.1 44 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Luzon, Philippines Feb 04 22:41 5.2 40 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Luzon, Philippines Feb 04 22:41 5.2 75 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Babuyan Isl Region, Philippines Feb 03 21:01 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Namuac, Philippines Feb 03 21:01 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Feb 03 21:01 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Bolila, Philippines Feb 03 16:05 4.6 66 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Feb 03 16:05 4.6 68 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Feb 03 16:05 4.6 75 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Babuyan Isl Region, Philippines Jan 29 02:29 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Jan 29 02:29 5.0 36 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Namuac, Philippines Jan 29 02:29 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Gadung, Philippines Jan 26 14:36 4.4 603 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Moro Gulf, Mindanao, Philippines Jan 26 14:36 4.4 604 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Jan 23 02:08 4.3 145 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Jan 21 20:10 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Carigara - 3 times with an interval of at least 10 mins or so then the 4th came at 1:30 am
  • USGS General Luna, Philippines Jan 14 13:14 5.6 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Jan 14 13:14 5.4 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Cagayan de Oro - Did we have a quake in Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao, Philippines at 9:19 pm local time? Desk chair, desk and room drapes all gently swaying in my hotel room on the 9th floor.
  • Cagayan do Oro - On the 9th floor of the Centrio Hotel. Desk and chair started to sway gently. I looked at drapes and they are swaying too. No damage of course.
  • Surigao City - I was about to run outside our house.
  • EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Jan 14 13:14 5.4 30 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Jan 14 05:55 4.5 104 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Mangili, Philippines Jan 14 05:55 4.5 102 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Jan 14 05:55 4.4 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Jan 13 20:17 4.4 54 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Samar, Philippines Jan 13 07:52 5.0 100 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Samar, Philippines Jan 13 07:52 4.7 115 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Policarpo, Philippines Jan 13 07:52 5.0 94 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kalbay, Philippines Jan 13 07:48 4.9 190 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Jan 13 07:48 4.9 187 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Jan 13 07:48 4.4 189 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Jan 11 19:14 4.2 63 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Jan 11 17:01 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Jan 11 16:38 6.9 102 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Jan 11 16:38 6.9 101 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Jan 11 16:38 6.5 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Jan 07 21:37 4.5 42 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Isidro, Philippines Jan 05 20:36 5.2 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region Jan 05 20:36 5.1 50 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Jan 05 20:36 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Isidro, Philippines Jan 05 20:31 5.0 53 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region Jan 05 20:31 4.9 60 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Jan 05 20:31 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
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    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
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    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
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    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
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    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
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    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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