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Moderate earthquake in Manila today

Felt Reports (look in comment section below):

"I felt my table and my laptop moved forward backwards several times for about 4 seconds. I thought its just my normal dizziness then I realized everything around me were moving in forward backward direction. I am at the third floor of our house in Paranaque."

"I was smoking with my office mates in the penthouse of Universal Tower, QC and we just thought that there was a 10-wheeler truck passed by along Quezon Avenue."


Earthquake intensity:
Moderate (MMI V):  Baler and Aurora area.
Light (MMI IV): Palayan City, Cabiao, Santiago City and Isabela.
Weak (MMI II-III): Tarlac City, Cabanatuan City, Dagupan City, Makati, Cauayan City, Isabel, Quezon City, Manila City and Malolos City.


Looking magnitude and epicenter location, light to weak shaking is expected in Metro Manila, Dagupan, Angeles, Baguio, Dagupan, Manaoag, Muntinlupa and Abucay area. If you are one to feel this earthquake, kindly leave your comments below.

M 5.3 moderate earthquake shakes Manila, Philippines today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 90 km ENE from Cabanatuan and 136 km ESE from Baguio. It was 23.7 miles deep.

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More news yet to come. If you felt this earthquake in Manila today, kindly leave your comments below!

02:27 UTC (local time Thursday, April 04, 2013 at 10:27 AM @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
90 km (56 miles) ENE from Cabanatuan, Luzon, Philippines
136 km (84 miles) ESE from Baguio, Luzon, Philippines
144 km (89 miles) S from Ilagan, Luzon, Philippines
158 km (98 miles) NNE from MANILA, Philippines

Original post: Natural Disasters List April 4, 2013


  1. My table and cup board shook for a while.. it stopped and again..still i am feeling dizziness!

  2. Do you know the intensity felt in Cabanatuan City?

    1. Pager map shows MMI III intensity in Cabanatuan City. Felt intensity for surrounding areas added in the post above!

  3. I felt my table and my laptop moved forward backwards several times for about 4 seconds. I thought its just my normal dizziness then i realized everything around me were moving in forward backward direction-- Im at the third floor of our house in Paranaque

  4. We're smoking with my officemates in the penthouse of Universal Tower, QC and we just thought that there was a 10-wheeler truck passed by along Quezon Avenue.


  6. im doing a report on natural disasters in this area and I cant figure out the author of this blog is if anybody knows will you please tell me?


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