Magnitude 5.0 Earthquake in the Philippines Islands Region

- Time: 2024-04-25 at 04:20:15 UTC
            2024-04-25 at 12:20:15 GMT-8
- Location: 7.79° LAT, 127.20° LON
- Magnitude: Mww5.0
- Depth: 10 km
- Provider: USGS


Picture 1: Location of the magnitude 5.0 earthquake in the Philippines Islands region.

The earthquake occurred in an area where we announced INCREASED seismic hazard exposure (yellow alert) linked to the joint presence of elevated tectonic tractions and local tectonic instabilities, in our latest weekly earthquake forecast for the Philippines region, on April 22, 2024, available here.


Picture 2: Picture showing increased seismic hazard exposure in the region of the earthquake.

Due to the local Time-synchronizations, the region was in a highly unstable state when the earthquake occurred.


Picture 3: The map displays Quantectum’s tectonic instability alert field.

There have been no reports of damage, injuries, or casualties as a result of the earthquake so far and no particular alert was issued.

 

* The exact information about the magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the earthquake might be revised within the next few hours as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other data providers issue their reports.

** The information provided is a product of Quantectum's own system, please tag Quantectum when sharing it. For more detailed information, contact us by email.

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