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

Created February 26, 2018 Last update February 26, 2018 10:52 By Armand Vervaeck Are you one of the people who felt the shaking ? If Yes, please tell what you experienced by filling up the I FELT IT form behind the earthquake or at the bottom of this page. Your I FELT IT report may also be used by partner scientists. Using our iOS or Android EQ Report application (see link above) would facilitate our administration. Thank you



– 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.

Click on the "I Felt It" button behind the corresponding earthquake. Your earthquake experience is not only important for science, but also for people in the area as well as our global readership.

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. 
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