Latest earthquakes near The Philippines today

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List of latest earthquakes near The Philippines.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 27, 2024 07:02AM
(Manila)
M 3.3 257 km NE
from Davao
May 27, 2024 04:01AM
(Manila)
M 3.3 283 km N
from Laoag
May 26, 2024 10:03PM
(Manila)
M 3.4 43 km SE
from Butuan
May 26, 2024 07:58PM
(Manila)
M 4.4 261 km ENE
from Davao
May 26, 2024 07:39PM
(Manila)
M 3.4 144 km ESE
from General Santos
May 26, 2024 06:58PM
(Manila)
M 3.5 129 km ESE
from General Santos
May 26, 2024 05:16PM
(Manila)
M 3.1 76 km NE
from Tacloban
May 26, 2024 05:09PM
(Manila)
M 3.0 191 km ESE
from General Santos
May 26, 2024 11:59AM
(Manila)
M 4.7 78 km E
from General Santos
May 26, 2024 11:19AM
(Manila)
M 3.1 25 km N
from Ormoc
May 26, 2024 09:49AM
(Manila)
M 3.3 273 km S
from General Santos
May 26, 2024 07:59AM
(Manila)
M 3.0 185 km SE
from Davao
May 26, 2024 02:51AM
(Manila)
M 3.0 234 km W
from Caloocan City
May 25, 2024 08:36PM
(Manila)
M 4.7 52 km SW
from Legaspi
May 25, 2024 07:36PM
(Manila)
M 3.1 102 km E
from General Santos
May 25, 2024 05:13PM
(Manila)
M 3.3 82 km NW
from Baguio
May 25, 2024 11:33AM
(Manila)
M 3.4 199 km SE
from Davao
May 25, 2024 04:44AM
(Manila)
M 3.0 101 km ENE
from Tacloban
May 24, 2024 07:43PM
(Manila)
M 3.3 70 km SSW
from General Santos
May 24, 2024 04:51PM
(Manila)
M 3.0 20 km W
from Batangas
May 24, 2024 07:43AM
(Manila)
M 3.0 69 km SSE
from Mati
May 24, 2024 07:24AM
(Manila)
M 3.0 65 km E
from General Santos
May 23, 2024 11:39PM
(Manila)
M 3.1 133 km SE
from General Santos
May 23, 2024 10:19PM
(Manila)
M 3.3 25 km NNE
from General Santos
May 23, 2024 08:09PM
(Manila)
M 3.3 188 km NE
from Davao

Map of Latest Earthquakes near The Philippines

Recent The Philippines Earthquake News

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The Philippines Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
790 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.3
May 27, 2024 07:02

Average

A total of 7906 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of The Philippines in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 790 earthquakes per year, or 65 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near The Philippines roughly every 11 hours.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near The Philippines in 2023. A total of 1473 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of The Philippines that year. The strongest had a 7.6 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of The Philippines with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of The Philippines in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near The Philippines during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near The Philippines (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 7126 90.13%
Mag. 5 715 9.04%
Mag. 6 59 0.75%
Mag. 7 6 0.08%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near The Philippines

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.6
On Dec 2, 2023 22:37.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.3
On Aug 15, 1918 20:18.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near The Philippines occurred on Dec 2, 2023 22:37 local time (Asia/Manila timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.6 and struck 184 kilometers (114 mi) north-northeast of Davao, at a depth of 40 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near The Philippines in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.3 earthquake struck on Aug 15, 1918 20:18, 145 kilometers (90 mi) north-northeast of General Santos. It is the strongest earthquake near The Philippines in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near The Philippines in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from The Philippines.

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List of strongest earthquakes near The Philippines.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Dec 2, 2023 10:37PM
(Manila)
M 7.6 184 km NNE
from Davao
Jan 10, 2017 02:13PM
(Manila)
M 7.3 277 km SSE
from Zamboanga
Aug 12, 2021 01:46AM
(Manila)
M 7.1 77 km SE
from Mati
Jul 27, 2022 08:43AM
(Manila)
M 7.0 79 km SSE
from Laoag
Dec 29, 2018 11:39AM
(Manila)
M 7.0 195 km SE
from Davao
Jan 21, 2021 08:23PM
(Manila)
M 7.0 288 km ESE
from General Santos
Apr 29, 2017 04:23AM
(Manila)
M 6.9 69 km S
from General Santos
Dec 4, 2023 03:49AM
(Manila)
M 6.9 117 km E
from Butuan
Dec 15, 2019 02:11PM
(Manila)
M 6.8 21 km WSW
from Digos
Nov 17, 2023 04:14PM
(Manila)
M 6.7 64 km SSW
from General Santos

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Earthquakes by region of The Philippines

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near The Philippines.

When was the last earthquake in The Philippines?

A 3.3 magnitude earthquake hit near The Philippines on the morning of May 27, 2024 at 07:02 local time (Asia/Manila). The center of this earthquake was located 257km north-east of Davao at a depth of 32km under water in the Philippine Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near The Philippines in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near The Philippines?

A 8.3 magnitude earthquake hit near The Philippines on the evening of August 15, 1918 at 20:18 local time (Asia/Manila). The center of this earthquake was located 145km west-southwest of General Santos at a depth of 20km under water in the Sulawesi Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near The Philippines since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near The Philippines?

In the past 10 years, 7906 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from The Philippines. This averages to 791 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 11 hours.