QUAKE RECORD as of February 2015

 A 4.1-magnitude rattles Baguio City, Tuesday morning, Feb. 24.

The quake was recorded at around 7:14 am and it is said not to cause any damages. The epicenter was located at 13 km southeast of the city with a depth of only 13 km. Intensity 4 was felt in Baguio City and Benguet province prompting some school to suspend classes.

Baguio 4.1 magnitude

Back in 1990, Baguio City suffered the worst shaking from a 7.8 magnitude that cost a lot of lives in Central Luzon particularly in Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija.

 


 

 A 6.4-magnitude quake hit off 140 km east of Miyako, Japan, Feb. 20 afternoon.

The shaking is probably an aftershock from last Tuesday’s quake. This is the 10th moderate to very strong earthquake registered in the same region. With a depth of 13.5 km., there are no reported damages or casualties and there are no people living in that area.

 


 

6.9 earthquake, 77km ENE of Miyako, Japan raised TSUNAMI ALERT, Feb. 17 morning.

 

15cm Tsunami Iwate Japan
Recorded 15cm ave in Iwate Japan

The epicenter was located 77 km of East-Northeast of Miyako, Japan with a depth of only 10 km offshore generated a 10 cm wave in Miyako and Kuji, Iwate Prefectures. The shaking was not felt in Tokyo 538km.

Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) issued Tsunami Information indicating the waves imposed NO THREAT to Philippine shores.

PHIVOLCS Advisory 17Feb15
PHIVOLCS Advisory 17Feb15


 

An earthquake shook southern part of Luzon and parts of Metro-Manila shortly past midnight Wednesday, Feb. 11.

Epicenter of the was located 22 km Southwest of Nasugbu, Batangas with a magnitude of 5.0 and depth 109 km

according to Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

This earthquake was tectonic in origin and it was “too deep” to cause any damages.

Feb. 11, Wednesday
Magnitude 5.0 in Nasugbu, Batangas

Intensity II was felt over Nasugbu and Intesity III in parts of Pasay, Manila, Muntinlupa and Quezon City.


 

Meanwhile, a magnitude 5.7 earthquake was felt 109 km northeast of Mercedes, Eastern Samar at around 9:30 pm, Feb. 10, Tuesday night.

Feb. 10, Tuesday
5.7 magnitude northeast of Eastern Samar

No damages were reported from this quake. With a depth of only 44 km, the shaking was felt as far as Mindanao and aftershocks are expected.

Intensity IVMercedes and Guiuan, Eastern Samar

Intensity III – Llorente, Hernani and Giporlos, Eastern Samar

Intensity II – Tacloban City; Borongan City and Sulat, Eastern Samar; Gandara, Samar; Tolosa, Leyte

Intensity I – Surigao City

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