Moderate earthquake – Leyte, Philippines on October 15, 2013

Last update: October 15, 2013 at 6:27 am by By

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Magnitude : 4.6

Local Time (conversion only below land) : 2013-10-15 09:03:01

GMT/UTC Time : 2013-10-15 01:03:01

Depth (Hypocenter)  : 10 km

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
USGS Panaytayon, Philippines Oct 15 17:32 4.6 75 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bohol, Philippines Oct 15 17:32 4.5 45 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Leyte, Philippines Oct 15 17:32 4.6 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Bohol, Philippines Oct 15 16:57 4.9 80 MAP I Felt It
  • Siquijor - slight damaged
  • GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Oct 15 16:57 4.8 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Mactan - It was a 7.1 and it is still shaking - Magnitudes are NO exact science, they are mostly different in type of Magnitude and the value the agency gives them. Also the hypocenter depths is the same story. Phivolcs keeps the M7.2.
  • EMSC Negros- Cebu Reg, Philippines Oct 15 13:51 5.1 5 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Negros, Philippines Oct 15 13:51 5.0 16 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Calape, Philippines Oct 15 13:51 5.1 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Nueva Fuerza, Philippines Oct 15 13:01 4.9 54 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Cebu, Philippines Oct 15 13:01 4.7 15 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Negros- Cebu Reg, Philippines Oct 15 13:01 4.8 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Negros- Cebu Reg, Philippines Oct 15 10:49 4.7 20 MAP I Felt It
    USGS San Isidro, Philippines Oct 15 10:07 4.6 20 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Negros- Cebu Reg, Philippines Oct 15 10:07 4.7 20 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Leyte, Philippines Oct 15 10:07 4.6 15 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bohol, Philippines Oct 15 09:47 4.7 20 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Oct 15 09:47 4.8 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Valle Hermoso, Philippines Oct 15 09:47 4.8 17 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Leyte, Philippines Oct 15 09:18 4.8 11 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Leyte, Philippines Oct 15 09:18 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Nueva Fuerza, Philippines Oct 15 09:18 4.7 11 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Catigbian, Philippines Oct 15 08:52 5.4 19 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Leyte, Philippines Oct 15 08:36 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Valle Hermoso, Philippines Oct 15 08:36 5.5 19 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Buenavista, Philippines Oct 15 05:47 5.0 19 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Negros- Cebu Reg, Philippines Oct 15 05:12 4.8 2 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Cebu, Philippines Oct 15 05:12 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Calape, Philippines Oct 15 05:12 4.8 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Bohol, Philippines Oct 15 04:22 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Clarin, Philippines Oct 15 04:22 5.2 25 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Leyte, Philippines Oct 15 04:22 5.2 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Clarin, Philippines Oct 15 02:42 5.0 22 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Negros - Cebu Region, Philippines Oct 15 02:36 4.6 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Negros- Cebu Reg, Philippines Oct 15 02:36 4.6 20 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Cebu, Philippines Oct 15 02:36 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Mandaue - woke up with a strong jitter..lasted fr about 30 secods... God...save us..
  • Progreso, Alicia, Bohol - Just some minutes ago the house started shaking for the 3rd time this night. It started lightly 2:00 at night. But now shaking became very strong. We shelter evacuate people from Sagbayan and all woke up now and noone can sleep anymore. Right now we also have some cracks in the walls of our house. We keep the door open in case shaking become stronger, so all can run out.
  • Mandaue - About 4:40am local time. Seems like it's the strongest aftershock since the big one.
  • Cebu-City - wir sind um kurz vor 5 hochgeschreckt, und dann nochmal um ca.5.30 am time.ein leichtes schuetteln, das aber recht gut bemerkbar war, daher um 5 uhr am morgen auf einen sonntag schlafen wir normal immer noch.
  • Talisay - woken up by house shaking
  • Matalom / Leyte - Being in our house in Matalom / Leyte in the near of Bato we felt these four earthquakes what happened within the last hour in a strong way. We are now expecting more earthquakes and so we have prepared all to run out of house immediately if something happens again. We are scared but no panic having. The earthquakes lastet 3 - 8 seconds each.
  • Shangri-La Mactan, Cebu - I was at the swimming pool when the ground started shaking. I heard the building shaking too. I was so scared I don't know which direction to run. Checked the sea for any signs of tsunami, fortunately there was no signs. I was shaking of fear. It's now Oct. 20 and at 4:40am, there was a strong aftershock AGAIN.
  • Cebu - Pour celui de Mardi le matin j'étais a Borbon env 60 km de Cebu la secousse a été relativement longue et l'après midi je suis retourné a Cebu et il y a eut plusieurs secousses dont une vers 18h00 assez sèche forte. Depuis nous sommes sur le qui vive d'autant plus que ce matin a 4H45 environ il y a eut encore des secousses et depuis il y en a de temps en temps.. Mes Amis a Bohol sont dans la peur que celà recommence encore, beaucoup de dégât ont été constater cette fois ci..
  • Cebu City - strong aftershock felt starting at 4:44am. aftershocks felt every 20-30 minutes. another strong aftershock felt at 7am and 9:45am
  • Mactan - Me and my partner are in a 15 story condo, she woke me to get out, the building was shaking very severely, We found it was very hard to walk, vases broke and items were falling, water cooler fell over and the microwave fell to the ground, the grinding and cracking of concrete really scared us, the power was out as we had had 2 brown outs before the quake and during the quake it was out again, the lifts were down, so we went to the stairs, and we got to the ground. Now back in our condo and seei
  • USGS Maribojoc, Philippines Oct 15 01:55 4.9 21 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Oct 15 01:55 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Leyte, Philippines Oct 15 01:30 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Leyte, Philippines Oct 15 01:30 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Naga, Philippines Oct 15 01:25 4.8 21 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Bohol, Philippines Oct 15 01:24 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Oct 15 01:24 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Canmaya Diot, Philippines Oct 15 01:07 5.0 20 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Leyte, Philippines Oct 15 01:03 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Leyte, Philippines Oct 15 01:03 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Catigbian, Philippines Oct 15 00:33 5.3 69 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Leyte, Philippines Oct 15 00:33 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Leyte, Philippines Oct 15 00:33 5.4 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Nueva Fuerza, Philippines Oct 15 00:29 5.4 87 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Oct 15 00:29 5.4 12 MAP I Felt It
    PTWC Mindanao Philippines Oct 15 00:22 7.2 33 MAP I Felt It
  • Cabanglasan, Bukidnon, Phil - very strong earthquake that lasted more than a minute.
  • Cebu city - 8:00 am
  • Gingoog City - thats the strongest earthquake i had experienced for my 34 years.
  • cagayan de oro, philippines - 8:13 am. lasted more than a minute. house creaking. pets hiding. suspended items rotating. dizzying effect after...no aftershocks so far...
  • bacolod - Woke up around 8am to a strong shaking
  • Davao City - felt it
  • dao, capiz, philippines - so far ita was the very long shaking i had experience..
  • Toledo City, Cebu,Phillipines - It was early morning and we were still sleeping and we felt at first, small tremors and we first thought it was just a shake from a blasting event in the mining company here in our community but, it was strong and lasted for about 1 to 15 seconds.
  • Surallah South cotabato - Slight earthquake
  • Bacolod City - Sudden shaking for about 5 minutes. Television was shaking as well as the wind chimes and the chandelier.
  • Dipolog City - i was on the streets. gosh.
  • Iloilo City - I was sleeping in my bed then all of a sudden..my head is like spinning.. Grabe ang earthquake. Nakakalingin ng ulo. Matagal talaga siya.
  • Dipolog City - the door in our house banged a little and the water in the dogs bowl spilled out
  • Iligan City - 10 minutes ago.
  • Davao City - Just sitting on chair in my classroom, felt a weak shaking sensation that was not inside me! Sort of swaying a bit, had to sit on the beanbag. It passed but lasted for about 1 - 2 minutes.
  • dulag, leyte - it felt like i was in the rocking chair
  • bacolod - Lasted for 2 minutes. still dizzy up to now.
  • Naawan, Misamis Oriental - very long shaking
  • Ormoc city - Shaking lasted about 1.5 minutes
  • cebu - house shook 0820 - cebu city
  • Dipolog - shocked. o_O
  • Oton, Iloilo - That was a long sustained shake.
  • bayawan city - It was not damaging jusr alarming.
  • Caridad - I get dizzy like riding a rollercoaster
  • Palo, Leyte - i felt dizzy nina
  • Cebu City - This was the strongest quake EVER
  • Bacolod - I am from the UK and I have been living in the Philippines about 4 years. This is the worst earthquake that I have experienced. The whole house shook.
  • Cabanglasan, Bukidnon - Furniture were swaying,
  • Bacolod - Feeling nervous up to this minute!
  • Cagbang, Oton, Iloilo - Me and my family just finished eatimg when i first felt the shaking.
  • Cagayan de Oro - Lasted around 3 minutes
  • Moalboal Saavedra - Moalboal Saavedra
  • Ozamiz City - dugay nahuman
  • maasin city - Veeerry scary. Hopeful that everything will be alright! God keep us safe!
  • Iloilo City - We felt the earthquake here at past 8 in the morning. It was strong. The whole building was shaking.
  • Sibulan, Negros Oriental, Philippines - The shake lasted for almost 1 minute
  • Iligan - nakakahilo yung lindol dito kahit kotse gumalaw din.
  • Jagobiao, Cebu City - Still experiencing aftershocks...Thank God my family is safe!
  • Dumaguete - We ran outside as our house was madly shaking
  • Iligan City - We in Iligan City felt the strong shaking of earthquake at 8:15AM today. Street electric cables strongly swayed and our house shook strong we fear that if the shaking last a bit longer it might cause tremendous damage to structures.
  • siaton, negros oriental - Im still shaking
  • Rocky Village Yumbing Mambajao Camiguin - A moderate long rolling shake
  • lapu-lapu - may konting shake parin
  • iligan city (suarez) - Ik zat achter mijn pc, en voelde grond onder mijn voeten bewegen, zag de water in de vissenkom bewegen, rende naar buiten en zag de top van de bomen bewegen.
  • Ozamiz - Light shakings
  • Palao, iligan city 9200 - Cars wobble, water in the jug moves as I leaned on the chair due to dizziness..
  • Iligan City - Strongest quake in the past 10 or 20 years so far.
  • Cebu City - My heart can't speak right now
  • Dumingag - I woke up because of the earthquake, at exactly 8:19am today.
  • Talisay City, Negros Occ - everything is shaking. it woke me up. lasted for 30 seconds
  • Cebu City - I was asleep. It felt as if someone was shaking my bed. I am usually a heavy sleeper, now, only an earthquake has woken me.
  • ormoc city, - mka suka gud ang kalipong..
  • Kabankalan - Frames fell down. same with the vases and some other furnitures.
  • Gingoog - Scary
  • Iligan City - Woke me in my sleep, hanging objects were shaking, no vertical movement
  • Iligan City - I was working on a computer when I felt it. I was in the second floor and I really felt that the whole house is shaking. Everyone in the house went out. I also called my mother and she said they also went out of their house after noticing the water in the pale leaking due to the movement of the earthquake
  • roxas city - I'm on my shower this morning and my wife shouted that there's an earthquake happening. I ended up barely naked going out the apartment with my wife. It was quite strong.
  • Villa Aurora Cebu City - i was sleeping when i felt not ordinary shaking... all of my room mates jump out from the bed and ran towards an open field. We expect aftershock after this because the earthquake was very strong
  • Katipunan - Strongest earthquake I have felt since being in the Philippines.
  • Cagayan de Oro City - Light shaking,
  • Bogo City - I was asleep when a violent shaking woke me up.
  • Maasin City - Very Scary! It woke me up, and even until now it's still shaking. God keep us safe ^_^
  • Mandaue - Shook house from side to side
  • kauswagan, cagayan de oro - Rice cooker fell due to earthquake. We imnediately vacated the house.
  • tacloban, leyte, philippines - Felt dizzy
  • Bacolod City - I was awoken from sleep by slight jerking of the bed but it felt more like a sustained glide than a fast, short jerk. Everybody rushed outside. I felt like I was riding a boat and experiencing mild seasickness.
  • cagayan de oro - I was sleeping. I thought I was dreaming then I woke up to the shaking.
  • Iloilo City Capiz - I was sleeping and suddenly my brother called my name.. I looked at the ceiling and I got dizzy. until now
  • danao city - felt so strong shaking
  • Isabel, Leyte - Things were swaying. It was the first time I experienced that strong
  • Catmon Cebu - I was playing NBA 2k13 and last 3 seconds Kevin Durant fires for the win and missed it and My Heat wins. Because My computer was shaking. LOL
  • lapulapu city - I was asleep and i was awakened.
  • Bato, Leyte - Scary...lasted long time
  • Isabel, Leyte - More than 4 aftershocks felt. Though they were very weak.
  • cebu philipines - i saw it on skype video with my friend..the building was shaking and i lost contact with her...she is now outside experiencing after shocks
  • Consolacion - I woke up from sleep as I felt the Earthquake. My drinking glasses fell from the shelves. lucky they're not destroyed.
  • Tacloban City - It's strong. The animals felt it and it went for long.
  • bacolod city - last at least 30 second with strong shaking everybody ran outside and got down so they would not fall
  • Ozamiz - I am an American living in Ozamiz City. That was my FIRST earthquake. WOW! I felt like I was standing on a wobbling table. Our house shook including everything inside. I still feel like my balance was off. I pray no one was hurt and no tsunamis occur because of this. Be safe everyone! God Bless!
  • dipolog city - Woke up due to the quake
  • Cagayan de Oro - 2-3 minutes light shaking
  • bayawan city - a earthquake strike in 1min when i standing outside
  • sibulan , negros oriental - the earth was shaking and everything are tumbling..
  • bacolod city - The glass of water on my desk spilled. From forth floor, we really need in out fast from the building.
  • cebu city - high rise building on 14th floor. no damage. small things fallig off shelves. electricity cut. 8.43am local time still well noticiable aftershakes
  • tangub city - lightly shaken my computer table
  • malaybalay city - my house shaking..my son shouting and nervous... now still feel dizzy..thanks god were safe and alive
  • Asturias,Cebu - nangahulug ang mga gamit dire
  • Cagayan de Oro - circular motion
  • gingoog city - felt the shaking... everyone runs outside the house
  • Cagayan de oro - long rolling waves, strong but not violent, lasting more than 1-2 minutes...still dizzy
  • Iligan City - I could see the house literally shaking, although not that strong and fast. I mean, aside from feeling it, you could see it. our cars were shaken as well, waters in containers were disturbed. hanging objects were swinging..
  • Catmon, Cebu - I was playing NBA 2k13 and last 3seconds in the 4th quarter when Kevin Durant fires a three for the win and missed it because my PC was shaking. LOL. I won it.
  • Iligan City - I was asleep when I noticed that I was being shook. I thought it was just a dream til I woke up and found out that it was indeed an earthquake. My chair and my computer almost fell from the table.
  • Malaybalay city - It felt like I was in a ship during rough seas.
  • Cebu City - Strong and long ground shaking.
  • Ozamiz City - i thought my roommate shake my deck, so i told her not to... then i realize it was an earthquake,. and she was awake because of the shaking.. :)
  • GINGOOG CITY - IT WAS STRONG AND ALL THE PEOPLE WENT OUTSIDE THE BUILDING.
  • Dumaguete - Very strong several aftershocks
  • Bacolod City - the shake was long and strong.the plastic table was literary dancing.
  • Butuan City - I woke up from my sleep when my grandmother started screaming.
  • Bayugan city, Agusan Sur - I felt like riding in the boat, medyo kusog ang balod... mga 2 to 3 minutes nawala.. ohh medyo dugay.. thank you Lord we all safe..
  • lawigan camiguin island - the shaking seemed to go on for quite awhile,
  • ozamiz city - Naka mata kos kakusog sa linog pisti
  • ebu - This was my first Earthquake I thought it was works being done at first till it continued and become worse ran outside just as it slowed to a top. 5 minutes later a very small quake was felt. We are in a Hotel on Holiday's
  • Camiguin Island - I was in the C.R. I thought that my sisters are just playing games on me. T'was very strong! my God!
  • Ormoc City - I'm an American now living in our Ormoc City. I was sitting at my computer desk having a video chat with an American friend in California. The house started shaking more and more, as my friend in California saw the room behind me moving all around like me. Then the power went off and I went outside real fast. Quite an experience, made me sick to my stomach, not fearing but definitely concerned.
  • Cagayan de Oro - Our ceiling fan was shaking so bad. The building next to our house has glass windows and they were swaying. Good thing they didn't break.
  • talisay city - Felt around 8:15 am for 4-5 minutes duration. No aftershocks so far.
  • Bacolod City - It woke me up- my bed is really moving- window blinds are swaying, open doors banging- it last for almost 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Iloilo City, Philippines - What was thought of someone just moving our cubes was actually an earthquake. We had to stay still for a couple of seconds before making a run for the exit. The shaking lasted for like 5 mins and we all had to wait 5 minutes more before going back in our offices.
  • malaybalay city bukidnon - we run out from our building, as we saw the opposite building shaking.
  • Talisay City, Negross Occidental - I was in my room just checking facebook, when all of a sudden, my room started shaking, the bunk bed swayed and my windows rattled. Some books fell. That's it.
  • Sto Rosario, CPG, Bohol - Biggest earthquake felt in CPG in the last 50 years at least
  • Bolisong, El Salvador City - My bp rises immediately..i felt so dizzy because of the shake..nakakatakot, yong mga manok namin nagpuputakan,they really felt the strong earthshake..God Help Us..
  • Cagayan de Oro - Longest and stronger earthquake I felt so far.
  • GINGOOG SANITARIUM AND HOSPITAL - THE PATIENTS WENT OUTSIDE THE BUILDING INCLUDING THE WORKERS
  • Cebu City - I've been in several earthquakes in my life. This was by far the strongest & most frightening. I thought my building would fall down. Many aftershocks continuing every few minutes. Power is out everywhere. Even our generator has not come on yet.
  • ormoc city - I'm shaking while my bro holding our tv so it wont fell on the floor. It lasted for a minute or so......
  • cebu city - The buildings fell and some house has cracks and people were running towards their children and the children were crying. no electricity for 30 minutes.
  • Dumaguete - woke me up. thankfully there was no damage. slight aftershocks were felt a few minutes after
  • Cagayan de oro - felt dizzy with one minute earthquake
  • Iloilo City - The earthquake woke everyone out and it lasted very long.
  • Dipolog City - We were eating breakfast and we felt mild shaking, it lasted only about 20 to 30 seconds.
  • Pontevedra - Wake up Call! House shaking...
  • Talisay City - i was sleeping, the earthquake woke me up! scary felt like it won't listen to our plea to stop...
  • Moalboal, Cebu, Philippines - appx 1 minute first shake, up to 3 minor aftershocks
  • Looc, Salay, Misamis Oriental - I really felt the shaking of the ground and I really heard the strong sound coming underground..I felt so scared because we are living in the coastal area and I am worried of Tsunami..
  • Naawan, Mindanao - Slight movement of ground. No damage.
  • Ormoc City - I'm an American now living in Ormoc City. I was sitting at my computer desk doing video chat with a friend in California. The room started shaking and he saw me moving back and forth and also the walls behind me. Soon, there was no power, and I was going to the street where my neighbors were all standing. Quite a new experience, not really scared, but certainly concerned about those who are near the center. Prayers go out that God will protect life and property.
  • Iligan - we felt the shaking that got us out of bed and went outside the house. it was long and strong even in a one storey home. we found neighbors outside of their houses too.
  • Cagayan de Oro City - Woke up due to the earthquake so stayed in bed to wait for it to stop. It was one of the longest earthquake I've ever felt.
  • Victorias City, Negros Occidental - this is the strongest we felt here. we can feel the aftershocks too.....strong aftershocks too
  • Bacolod - first earthquake I have ever felt! Scary
  • Cebu - Cebu City - A long and violent earthquake woke me up running outside the house
  • Manolo Fortich - Furniture started moving.
  • Talisay City, Cebu - Nangahulog ang amo figurine sa divider...
  • Valencia City, Bukidnon - almost 20 seconds of shaking..
  • Kabankalan city, Negros occidental - The people were running to the streets for safety. Power was out. Strongest earthquake in my 24 yrs of existence! I was lying in bed and it felt like the end of the world.
  • abuyog leyte - I woke up because of the earthquake. People were shouting.
  • Surigao City - we were in a gasoline station & our car was shaking. i thought somebody was shaking our car while the boy was filling diesel tank. the top of the electric posts in that station were also swaying as if somebody was playing below.
  • Lapu Lapu - hiding in the doorway hiding under the table many after shakes small cracks in the building
  • san carlos city, negros occidental - It woke me up! First time i felt that our concrete house swayed and it lasted for almost a minute. Aftershocks are still felt here.
  • bangcaS A HINUNANGAN SOUTHERN LEYTE - it was not that strong but it took some time. .
  • Lapu Lapu - was skyping with Fiancee and saw terror in her face.. still no contact or answer cell
  • Cebu - Bagay, Daanbantayan - Concrete House shook some popping of concrete beams - felt very sick and dizzy - My first time so i have nothing to compare it to but i will say it was strong.
  • EL SALVADOR CITY, MIS.OR. - lasted more or less 3 mins. we really felt the shaking and seen it on the things around us. ALARMING!
  • zamboanguita,Negros oriental - I was in the second floor and I cant stand nor walk anymore.Its really a strong earthquake.Anybody knows the exact magnitude recorded in our place? <a href=http://thepcaa.org/tags/adventure_games >http://thepcaa.org/tags/adventure_games</a>
  • Cagayan de Oro City - it's my first time to experience a strong earthquake. first time nako kita og sakyanan og electric wire nga ga sayaw2. scary xa
  • Siquijor - Very strong shaking more than a minute mirrors fall down.Many tremors but less severe
  • talisay negros occidental - Lingin akon ulo.
  • aklan - the earthquake lasted for more than a minute and i thought nahihilo lang ako kasi i didn't take my breakfast... even my co-worker thought he had a high blood that time but then it was an earthquake...
  • valencia, ormoc city, leyte - lasted so long....
  • buenavista Nasipit Agusan Del Norte - I was sat on a chair, I felt something is not good in my surroundings its very strongground shaking I've experience.
  • cebu city - Inside house was totally messed up, school beside my house destroyed.
  • Bato, Leyte - my first time..the strongest earthquake...
  • Cadiz City, Negros Occ - Whole house was shaking and our aquarium was splashing water everywhere.
  • guadalupe cebu city - Cebu city - our wall mounted tv fell off..scary
  • sams labrador hinunangan soutern leyte - kusog KAAJU KUBAAN KO...
  • SIQUIJOR - Hit and move strong and long... many house and electric post also moving but so far around here no major damaged.
  • cebu city - Without recognizing, the earthquake suddenly happened, many small objects fell down, and some furniture moved. After several weaker shocks continued for 6 to 8 minutes.
  • Victorias City, Negros Occidental - feeling the strong aftershocks too....
  • Cagayan De Oro City - I've experienced a moderate swing inside my house. Without waiting for anything I've decided to get out of my house.
  • ozamiz city - One of the worst morn7ngs I ever had in my entire life. Thought that was my ending.
  • Dubai, UAE - I felt the quake even though im not in philippines because we're on the video call with my gf that time when suddenly the video was shaking. She told me its a quake and she ran outside immediately leavinf the laptop behind and the cam was still ON. I observe several shaking on the video. It seems a very strong quake. Thanks God she is okay and my family as well.
  • pob.oton iloilo - Praying for'the'safety of each and everyone!
  • tacloban city - very nice smooth rocking about 45 sec
  • Bacong Negoros Oriental - The house was shaking... chandeliers went crazy!!!! it was like the house was gonna collpase. It felt like the land will swallow every establishment
  • Isabel, Leyte - Strong shaking, I ran out of the house.
  • Sibulan,Negros Oriental - Strong earthquake
  • Consolacion - We're so scared! Everything was shaking!
  • Mandaue City, Cebu, Philippines - I was in my 2nd floor bedroom. Things on shelf fell down and a stadning airconditioner was shaked as it would fall down on the floor. Even it passed an hour almost after first earthquake, but still we have the secondary shaking. It makes us more nervous.
  • macabalan,cagayan de oro city - Macabalan, cdoc - that whas one of a kind earthquake ! watch out for the aftershock guys! be alert and vigilant!!!
  • bacolod - house was shaking, and it really lasted pretty long. hope everyone in Bohol okay.
  • Cebu City - This was the strongest quake to hit this city in over 30 years or more ! Things came falling off of shelves and the rumbling and shaking lasted for it seemed like a full minute or more ! Everyone ran out of buildings in a big panic. The electricity was off for only a little over an hour, thank God. We are having regular tremors around every 20 or 30 minutes now.
  • Silay City - kululbaan
  • larnaca - Opened bathroom door..quick bed lateral movemen... sound on walls. .max 3 seconds. .
  • Dumaguete - It was very strong earthquake in Dumaguete, much stronger and longer then in February, 6, 2012. But we still have electricity and internet connection. Hope no damage in the city
  • Ozamiz City - mka labad ug ulo ang linog nkamata nlang c ate carlota
  • midsayap,cotabato - little dizzy
  • Dumagate - Mild shaking
  • Pagadian City - I felt it! Our car, the wires and the trees are shaking :O
  • Dipolog - Omgee! Ang lakas talaga nun. And now Im having my program now and ders aftershocks dow mahina nalang nakakatakot talaga ang station namin nasa 4th floor . Iiwan ko talaga ang booth.If ever!Dead air ka na jan. BWAHAHAHA
  • Tacloban City, Leyte - The earthquake woke me up
  • Dumaguete City - last for almost 30 seconds here. It was a very strong quake. Feeling dizzy.
  • bacolod city - around 8am in the mornig.the gate of our house was shaking,,
  • Tagum City - In my lifetime it was the strongest and longest earthquake I've ever experienced, probably my mom's and grandma's too. The cats were frantic. Cars were shaking too. My neighbors were shouting for us to get out of the house. I was scared.
  • tacloban city - matagal ung shaking. i can really fet it inside the house and outside.
  • Lapu-Lapu City - Strongest and longest quake I have experienced in Mactan so far. The water from our underground pump comes out muddy when it is usually very clear.
  • ORMOC CITY - Concrete electric post swaying like coconut trees in the wind.
  • cagayan de oro city - You can really feel the intensity
  • Lapu-lapu Cebu - i woke up bexause of the sahakin..it's strong and it lasted for about a minute ..
  • cdo - I feel the shaking for 6-7 minutes. I was afraid but I stayed inside our house praying.
  • iligan city - very strong so far..not good... maybe a half of a minute experience of quake... but not bad no damages ive heard yet..
  • Cagayan de Oro City - Keep safe everyone...
  • Cebu City, Cebu Business park - I live on the 4th floor of a 14 story condo. I was in a deep sleep with my pregnant gf next to me. I was disoriented as I couldn't understand what was occurring. Then, my gf said "earthquake". It was extremely frightening. I thought the building would collapse. It left cracks in various walls. The severe shaking seemed to get more intense as the moments seemed to take forever. The aftershocks are constant reminders of what we went through. Super scary.
  • Consolacion Cebu - things were falling breaking, see building moving and people were scared..lasted 30 seconds to one minute Sm mall was damaged everything is mostly closed...
  • Mandaue City - 2 secondslight shake..
  • Cebu City - I am a night shift employee and just renting apartment on 2nd floor Building. That morning I was just about to sleep when suddenly the floor vibrates, I thought it was just the other occupants next to us but suddenly a strong shaking was followed. It was a very strong shaking I was thinking the building next to us would collapse and may have buried us alive. I quickly ran outside the building and find safe place. I've seen a lot of tourist outside their hotels with face of intense fear.
  • Zamboanga City - My friends told me that they felt the earthquake here
  • Carcar, Philippines - we are on our breakfast when the land starts to shake,,feel so scared calling my mothers name..huh kuyaw kaayo hadlok matumba amu deck.
  • Naga, Cebu - The old house where I live Was ok No damage. The new one had a horizontal crack in one wall, witch is already been taken care of.
  • Orihuela Costa - At 0948 local time windows rattled but no vibrations felt. It lasted for about two seconds.
  • Cebu City - I am very thankful because I am fine now eventhough I've been experiencing after shock all the time here in Cebu City. I could not forget last October 15, 2013, I had my duty at 16th floor Ebloc2 IT Park, I work as a call center agent, while sitting and talking to my customer, I felt that the building was shaking and all of us were very scared coz we didn't know what to do. I cried because its my first time to experience a very strong earthquake. Till now, we are still experiencing after shock.
  • Pangangang Island - 90% from the island is damaged
  • Talisay - I was scared to death.
  • USGS Carmen, Philippines Oct 15 00:13 7.2 33 MAP I Felt It
    WCATWC Mindanao Philippine Islands Oct 15 00:13 7.2 33 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Nueva Vida Sur, Philippines Oct 15 00:12 7.2 33 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Balilihan, Philippines Oct 15 00:12 7.2 56 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Leyte, Philippines Oct 15 00:12 7.1 7 MAP I Felt It
  • ormoc city - it was not rough shaking but it lasted at long time more than 4 minutes on my watch, it hit 8.19am and my watch said 8.24 when it was done, we have just had 2 very very mild aftershocks also. my guess is the first was around magnitude 3-3.5
  • isabel leyte - our lamp shades began to shake! the big heavy cabinet too.
  • Ozamiz City - I was sleeping and was awakened by considerably strong earthquake...
  • Binalbagan - Almost bump my head in the bathroom.All of us rushed out of the house.Neighbors are running out of their houses too.So as the people inside the market.
  • Tacloban City - Strong enough to awaken someone from sleep but not that strong to cause damage. It was scary though.
  • ormoc city phillipines - felt it in ormoc, i know it was felt in palompon and calubian also. but it did not seem that strong, it just lasted a long time
  • Ormoc City - It was very terrible!! wer're on the third floor of the building...as if we're on a see-saw...
  • Bacolod City - Wow... It was a strong one...
  • malapascua island - Minor shakes lasted about 2mins
  • cagayan de oro city - moderate shaking but it last longer than 2 minutes...people went out from their houses ..commotions everywhere...dogs are howling...trees are swaying....
  • Cebu - A second i woke up, i felt a very strong shaking. i hurriedly got up and went outside
  • Camiguin - tHE STRONGEST AND LONGEST EARTHQUAKE IN MY LIFE SO FAR!
  • talisay, gingoog - house shook and lasted several tremors for a minute or more, located right on the northern shore of mindanao, gingoog, talisay
  • Butuan City - woke up to strong shakin. .
  • Dauin - First time I felt an earthquake like that. I was awakened by that, everything in my hotel room was moving, locals prayed... Fortunately no damage around me. Some shocks were felt in the next hour.

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    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) ?
    People :
    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.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    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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