Latest earthquakes near Eastern Visayas, The Philippines today

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List of latest earthquakes near Eastern Visayas.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 18, 2024 01:39PM
(Manila)
M 5.2 337 km SE
from Tacloban
Jul 17, 2024 09:53PM
(Manila)
M 3.6 237 km SSE
from Tacloban
Jul 17, 2024 12:50AM
(Manila)
M 3.7 147 km SE
from Tacloban
Jul 16, 2024 10:50PM
(Manila)
M 4.2 220 km NNE
from Tacloban
Jul 16, 2024 05:20AM
(Manila)
M 3.9 222 km NNW
from Tacloban
Jul 16, 2024 02:20AM
(Manila)
M 3.7 286 km SE
from Tacloban
Jul 16, 2024 02:05AM
(Manila)
M 3.9 298 km SE
from Tacloban
Jul 15, 2024 07:59PM
(Manila)
M 3.1 155 km SSW
from Ormoc
Jul 15, 2024 06:57AM
(Manila)
M 3.1 100 km SE
from Ormoc
Jul 14, 2024 08:07PM
(Manila)
M 3.3 268 km SE
from Tacloban
Jul 13, 2024 12:36PM
(Manila)
M 3.6 294 km SE
from Tacloban
Jul 12, 2024 08:55PM
(Manila)
M 3.3 54 km SE
from Tacloban
Jul 12, 2024 02:43AM
(Manila)
M 3.1 145 km NNE
from Tacloban
Jul 11, 2024 11:29PM
(Manila)
M 3.5 295 km SSE
from Ormoc
Jul 9, 2024 12:27AM
(Manila)
M 3.1 162 km NW
from Tacloban
Jul 8, 2024 07:13PM
(Manila)
M 4.0 244 km SE
from Tacloban
Jul 8, 2024 10:24AM
(Manila)
M 3.4 161 km SE
from Tacloban
Jul 8, 2024 07:13AM
(Manila)
M 3.9 239 km SE
from Tacloban
Jul 8, 2024 01:27AM
(Manila)
M 3.9 288 km W
from Ormoc
Jul 7, 2024 11:11PM
(Manila)
M 3.5 224 km NNW
from Tacloban
Jul 7, 2024 12:01AM
(Manila)
M 5.0 122 km NNW
from Tacloban
Jul 6, 2024 09:21AM
(Manila)
M 3.1 281 km WSW
from Ormoc
Jul 6, 2024 05:41AM
(Manila)
M 3.1 198 km W
from Ormoc
Jul 5, 2024 08:39PM
(Manila)
M 3.3 186 km SE
from Tacloban
Jul 5, 2024 12:01PM
(Manila)
M 4.6 172 km SE
from Tacloban

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Eastern Visayas

Recent Eastern Visayas Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Eastern Visayas. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Eastern Visayas and elsewhere.

Eastern Visayas Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
163 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 5.2
Jul 18, 2024 13:39

Average

A total of 1634 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Eastern Visayas, The Philippines in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 163 earthquakes per year, or 13 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Eastern Visayas roughly every 2 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Eastern Visayas in 2019. A total of 224 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Eastern Visayas that year. The strongest had a 6.4 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Eastern Visayas in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Eastern Visayas 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 Eastern Visayas (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1487 91.0%
Mag. 5 138 8.45%
Mag. 6 9 0.55%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Eastern Visayas

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.6
On Aug 18, 2020 08:03.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.8
On Jan 25, 1948 01:46.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Eastern Visayas occurred on Aug 18, 2020 08:03 local time (Asia/Manila timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.6 and struck 129 kilometers (80 mi) north-west of Tacloban, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Eastern Visayas in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.8 earthquake struck on Jan 25, 1948 01:46, 261 kilometers (162 mi) north-west of Ormoc. It is the strongest earthquake near Eastern Visayas 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 Eastern Visayas, 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 Eastern Visayas.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Eastern Visayas.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Aug 18, 2020 08:03AM
(Manila)
M 6.6 129 km NW
from Tacloban
Feb 10, 2017 10:03PM
(Manila)
M 6.5 156 km SSE
from Tacloban
Jul 6, 2017 04:03PM
(Manila)
M 6.5 14 km N
from Ormoc
Apr 23, 2019 01:37PM
(Manila)
M 6.4 61 km NNE
from Tacloban
Apr 4, 2023 08:54PM
(Manila)
M 6.2 283 km N
from Tacloban
Jul 3, 2015 02:43PM
(Manila)
M 6.1 154 km SE
from Tacloban
Feb 16, 2023 02:10AM
(Manila)
M 6.1 172 km NW
from Tacloban
Mar 8, 2019 11:06PM
(Manila)
M 6.0 145 km SE
from Tacloban
May 20, 2017 09:06AM
(Manila)
M 6.0 194 km SSW
from Ormoc
Feb 8, 2019 07:55PM
(Manila)
M 5.9 232 km SE
from Tacloban

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Eastern Visayas

Earthquakes by city in Eastern Visayas

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in Eastern Visayas, The Philippines.

Use this regional Eastern Visayas earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Catbalogan, Calbayog City, Catarman, Maasin, Baybay, Palo, Carigara, Laoang, Tanauan, Borongan and Abuyog.

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Eastern Visayas.

When was the last earthquake in Eastern Visayas, The Philippines?

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Eastern Visayas on the afternoon of July 18, 2024 at 13:39 local time (Asia/Manila). The center of this earthquake was located 337km south-east of Tacloban at a depth of 52km under water in the Philippine Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Eastern Visayas, The Philippines in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Eastern Visayas, The Philippines?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Eastern Visayas on the night of January 25, 1948 at 01:46 local time (Asia/Manila). The center of this earthquake was located 261km west of Ormoc at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Eastern Visayas since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Eastern Visayas, The Philippines?

In the past 10 years, 1634 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Eastern Visayas. This averages to 163 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.