Earthquake off the coast of Mindoro, Philippines - February 26, 2018

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Update 10:14 UTC: Phivolc's epicenter location is apparently closer to Mindoro than international agencies report. We tend to believe local agencies 🙂

Update 10:00 UTC: Local PHIVOLCS expects aftershocks

Update 09:59 UTC: The earthquake's epicenter was off the coast (less impact on land)

Update 09:58 UTC: Based on the present earthquake parameters (Magnitude, Depth, Population, etc) and our experience with earthquake damage impact, does not expect any serious damage from this earthquake

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Most important Earthquake Data:

Magnitude : 5

Local Time (conversion only below land) : 2018-02-26 17:39:19

GMT/UTC Time : 2018-02-26 09:39:19

Depth (Hypocenter) : 10 km

Depth and Magnitude updates in the list below.

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
GEOFON Mindoro, Philippines Feb 26 09:39 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Calapan City, Or. MINDORO - Very weak shaking
  • Calapan - Weak shaking
  • Sanjose batangas - Light shaking
  • Calapan City - Weak shaking
  • Bauan, Batangas - 2 seconds, no damage.
  • Lipa City - I am honestly not sure earlier if it was indeed an earthquake since the others beside me in the building appeared to have not felt it. Probably because they are focused in gaming. But it did shake a little, probably for about 3 seconds only.
  • Marinduque - Weak shaking
  • Los Banos - Weak shaking
  • Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro - Scary, when playing a Minecraft game. My rocking chair just started to shake. Somebody in outside felt it.
  • Puerto Galera - Light shaking
  • Calapan city - Approx 20 seconds
  • CALAPAN CITY - At first is started as light shaking then suddenly there is a strong jolt around 1-2 seconds long. The CDs on our bookshelf fell. As sudden as it came, it suddenly stopped.
  • Mamburao Mindoro - I was sitting in my motel room and felt shaking for about 10 seconds.
  • Tagaytay - We live in the ridge area of Tagaytay...2nd floor... I felt it and everything was shaking. Just do not know the scale. 😂
  • Banadero, tanauan - Just a slight 4shakes
  • Muntinlupa - We were on the 20th floor on our office building. It probably lasted for 5 seconds or so.
  • Makati City - Very weak shaking
  • Lipa City - It lasted around 30+ seconds, no damage whatsoever when we got back home
  • BGC Taguig - Light shaking
  • Makati - Light shaking
  • mulanay quezon - kala ko nahihilo lng ako pero anlakas din nsa 3rd floor p nman aq keep safe
  • Boac - Nakakakaba ang biglang pagyanig ng lupa. Malakas ito na nakakapanglula. It lasted for 10 seconds i guess.
  • Lipa City - It was quite fast and seemed like just 1 jolt. I was sitting down and it felt like someone passed behind me
  • Laguna - Moderate shaking
  • Cavite - I just felt it today, i dunno but it a light to weak shaking.
  • San Pablo City, Laguna - Light shaking
  • Mechelen - My shaking experience
  • Lucena city - Weak shaking
  • Lucban - Lasted for about 5 seconds
  • Poctoy - having a snooze and the bed shook Poctoy Mainduque
  • Bauan, Batangas - Weak shaking




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    Shaking Strength *
    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) ?
    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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