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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
EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Jul 24 17:14 4.5 86 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Santa Maria, Philippines Jul 24 17:14 4.5 86 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Panay, Philippines Jul 24 04:22 4.5 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Caluya, Philippines Jul 24 04:22 4.5 46 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Itbayat, Philippines Jul 24 01:45 4.7 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Malaybalay City - The earthquake lasted for almost 30 seconds.
  • Boracay Beach - when i lay in my bed i felt the moderate earthquake i amafraid it now i want to go home.
  • Boracay - when i lay in bed i felt it i am afraidnow
  • Manoc Manoc Boracay - I watching tv after that i feel tht the table and tv are moving for how many seconds
  • EMSC Batan Isl Region, Philippines Jul 24 01:45 4.6 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Jul 24 01:45 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Mambagatan, Philippines Jul 23 21:23 4.4 55 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panay, Philippines Jul 23 21:23 4.4 56 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Babuyan Isl Region, Philippines Jul 22 11:31 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Jul 22 11:31 4.7 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Namuac, Philippines Jul 22 11:31 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Cortes, Philippines Jul 15 10:54 4.6 54 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Jul 15 10:54 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Jul 15 10:54 4.6 56 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Jul 12 17:29 4.3 67 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pondaguitan, Philippines Jul 12 17:29 4.4 74 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Batan Isl Region, Philippines Jul 10 07:48 4.0 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Jul 10 05:37 4.4 56 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Borbon, Philippines Jul 10 05:37 4.6 59 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Jul 10 05:37 4.7 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Namuac, Philippines Jul 09 14:11 4.8 39 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Jul 09 14:11 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Babuyan Isl Region, Philippines Jul 09 14:11 4.8 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Jul 09 07:27 4.5 94 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Jul 09 07:27 4.5 93 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Jul 08 23:16 5.3 64 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Aurora, Philippines Jul 08 23:16 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Jul 08 23:16 5.3 55 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Jul 06 21:00 5.1 74 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Tamisan, Philippines Jul 06 21:00 4.8 64 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Jul 06 21:00 4.9 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS General Luna, Philippines Jun 27 22:43 4.7 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Jun 27 22:43 4.7 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Babuyan Isl Region, Philippines Jun 26 02:49 4.2 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Magdug, Philippines Jun 25 06:40 5.2 52 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Davao - Sitting in the garden all the sudden the chair was moving right left up down side ways like on a boat with waves comming from everywhere No apparent damage to the house I am in It felt the earth floating on water
  • Tibanban - im raymond asumbrado. i was lying in bed when suddenly a quake shake happened. it lasted 15 seconds and shook badly. i caugth myself in shock from the incident. it left me speechless.thank god no damage in our house.
  • EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Jun 25 06:40 5.2 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Jun 25 06:40 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Abreeza Mall Davao City - Medyo malakas sya pra sa mga taong d gumagalaw.
  • Davao City - I felt dizzy
  • Davao City - My bed shaked a lot
  • Davao City - I was lying down. My bed shook syrong enough to wake me. It lasted for about 10 seconds.
  • NHA Bangkal - At first my female labrador barks for no reason and after a that, i thought i was dizzy but when the shake becomes stronger, i said lumilindol... medyo malakas sya you can feel the flooring it is moving in different ways.
  • EMSC Philippine Islands Region Jun 25 02:02 4.4 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Babuyan Isl Region, Philippines Jun 21 01:01 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Jun 21 01:01 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sabtang, Philippines Jun 19 18:20 5.4 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Batan Isl Region, Philippines Jun 19 18:20 5.5 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Jun 19 18:20 5.5 32 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Jun 17 03:16 4.1 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindoro, Philippines Jun 16 12:36 4.2 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindoro, Philippines Jun 16 12:17 4.1 22 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Jun 13 14:55 4.5 104 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Caburan, Philippines Jun 13 14:55 4.5 104 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region Jun 12 22:55 4.8 33 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Jun 12 18:47 4.2 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Jun 12 13:12 4.0 33 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Koronadal, Philippines Jun 11 10:11 4.5 373 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Jun 11 10:11 4.8 360 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Jun 11 10:11 4.4 370 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Jun 11 00:27 4.6 75 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kabayan, Philippines Jun 10 18:52 5.1 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Luzon, Philippines Jun 10 18:52 5.1 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Baguio City - JUNE 11, 2016 around 2:55am
  • Pasig City - I was trying to get some sleep then I felt the bldg shacking.. not that strong but strong enough to know that its an Earthquake
  • Baguio City - It was an Earthquake haha
  • GEOFON Luzon, Philippines Jun 10 18:52 5.2 55 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Luzon, Philippines Jun 09 19:54 5.3 49 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Rodriguez - Shaking blinds and walls and desk
  • Bambang, nueva vizcaya - I felt the shaking around 4am on June 10, 2016 since it woke me up. The dogs from the neighbors even started barking. I guess they felt it too.
  • benguet - long shaking
  • USGS Uddiawan, Philippines Jun 09 19:54 5.2 45 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Luzon, Philippines Jun 09 19:54 5.3 56 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Culaman, Philippines Jun 07 14:20 4.7 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Jun 07 14:20 4.6 92 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Jun 07 14:20 4.7 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Jun 06 01:03 4.8 33 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region Jun 06 01:03 4.8 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sulangan, Philippines Jun 06 01:03 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Jun 05 15:00 4.5 135 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Samar, Philippines Jun 03 17:13 4.1 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region Jun 03 11:50 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Jun 03 11:50 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Itbayat, Philippines Jun 03 11:50 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Itbayat, Philippines Jun 02 18:20 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region Jun 02 18:20 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Jun 02 15:21 4.3 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Mamburao, Philippines May 31 16:29 4.7 61 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindoro, Philippines May 31 16:29 4.8 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindoro, Philippines May 31 16:29 4.9 44 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Cortes, Philippines May 31 11:32 4.5 59 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines May 31 11:32 4.7 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines May 31 11:32 4.8 61 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region May 29 05:10 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region May 29 05:10 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sabtang, Philippines May 29 05:10 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It 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

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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) ?
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    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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