Latest earthquakes near Western Visayas, The Philippines today

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List of latest earthquakes near Western Visayas.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 20, 2024 07:11PM
(Manila)
M 3.3 292 km NW
from Iloilo
Jul 19, 2024 08:08AM
(Manila)
M 3.1 88 km SSE
from Kabankalan
Jul 16, 2024 03:51PM
(Manila)
M 3.0 290 km S
from Mansilingan
Jul 16, 2024 12:04PM
(Manila)
M 3.3 277 km NNE
from Roxas City
Jul 16, 2024 05:20AM
(Manila)
M 3.9 262 km NNE
from Cadiz
Jul 15, 2024 07:59PM
(Manila)
M 3.1 130 km SE
from Mansilingan
Jul 15, 2024 06:57AM
(Manila)
M 3.1 247 km E
from Mansilingan
Jul 12, 2024 11:33PM
(Manila)
M 4.0 151 km S
from Kabankalan
Jul 12, 2024 08:55PM
(Manila)
M 3.3 258 km E
from Mansilingan
Jul 12, 2024 05:49PM
(Manila)
M 3.0 89 km WSW
from Kabankalan
Jul 12, 2024 12:38PM
(Manila)
M 3.4 225 km N
from Roxas City
Jul 12, 2024 02:43AM
(Manila)
M 3.1 299 km ENE
from Cadiz
Jul 11, 2024 10:13AM
(Manila)
M 7.1 498 km S
from Bago City
Jul 10, 2024 07:18AM
(Manila)
M 3.7 251 km NW
from Roxas City
Jul 9, 2024 12:27AM
(Manila)
M 3.1 194 km NNE
from Bacolod City
Jul 8, 2024 01:27AM
(Manila)
M 3.9 69 km WNW
from Iloilo
Jul 7, 2024 11:11PM
(Manila)
M 3.5 276 km NNE
from Cadiz
Jul 7, 2024 12:01AM
(Manila)
M 5.0 255 km NE
from Bacolod City
Jul 6, 2024 09:21AM
(Manila)
M 3.1 69 km SW
from Iloilo
Jul 6, 2024 05:41AM
(Manila)
M 3.1 33 km NNW
from Bacolod City
Jul 5, 2024 05:05PM
(Manila)
M 3.1 249 km WNW
from Iloilo
Jul 2, 2024 11:32PM
(Manila)
M 5.0 351 km E
from Mansilingan
Jul 2, 2024 05:02AM
(Manila)
M 4.0 262 km E
from Mansilingan
Jul 1, 2024 11:38PM
(Manila)
M 3.2 261 km E
from Mansilingan
Jul 1, 2024 10:51PM
(Manila)
M 3.2 263 km E
from Mansilingan

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Western Visayas

Recent Western Visayas Earthquake News

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Western Visayas Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
91 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.3
Jul 20, 2024 19:11

Average

A total of 911 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Western Visayas, The Philippines in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 91 earthquakes per year, or 7 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Western Visayas roughly every 4 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Western Visayas in 2023. A total of 123 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Western Visayas that year. The strongest had a 6.1 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Western Visayas in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Western 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 Western Visayas (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 840 92.21%
Mag. 5 64 7.03%
Mag. 6 7 0.77%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Western 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 Western Visayas occurred on Aug 18, 2020 08:03 local time (Asia/Manila timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.6 and struck 198 kilometers (123 mi) north-east of Bacolod City, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Western Visayas in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.8 earthquake struck on Jan 25, 1948 01:46, 36 kilometers (22 mi) north-east of Iloilo. It is the strongest earthquake near Western 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 Western 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 Western Visayas.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Western Visayas.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Aug 18, 2020 08:03AM
(Manila)
M 6.6 198 km NE
from Bacolod City
Jul 6, 2017 04:03PM
(Manila)
M 6.5 188 km ENE
from Mansilingan
Feb 10, 2017 10:03PM
(Manila)
M 6.5 282 km ESE
from Mansilingan
Apr 23, 2019 01:37PM
(Manila)
M 6.4 273 km ENE
from Mansilingan
Dec 29, 2014 05:29PM
(Manila)
M 6.1 274 km SW
from Mansilingan
Feb 16, 2023 02:10AM
(Manila)
M 6.1 145 km NE
from Roxas City
May 20, 2017 09:06AM
(Manila)
M 6.0 175 km SE
from Mansilingan
Jul 2, 2019 12:59AM
(Manila)
M 5.9 210 km SE
from Mansilingan
Jul 10, 2017 09:41AM
(Manila)
M 5.8 201 km ENE
from Mansilingan
May 3, 2024 06:16PM
(Manila)
M 5.7 257 km E
from Mansilingan

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Western Visayas

Earthquakes by city in Western Visayas

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

Use this regional Western Visayas earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Kalibo (poblacion), Victorias, Binonga, Sagay, Talisay, Tinongan, Ualog, Passi, La Carlota, Hinigaran, Escalante, Binalbagan, Pandan, Manapla, Paraiso, Pulupandan, Maao, Himamaylan, La Castellana, Sipalay and Asia.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

A 3.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Western Visayas on the evening of July 20, 2024 at 19:11 local time (Asia/Manila). The center of this earthquake was located 292km northwest of Iloilo at a depth of 23km under water in the Sulu Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Western Visayas, The Philippines in the past hours.

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

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Western Visayas on the night of January 25, 1948 at 01:46 local time (Asia/Manila). The center of this earthquake was located 36km west of Iloilo at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Western Visayas since the year 1900.

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

In the past 10 years, 911 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Western Visayas. This averages to 91 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 4 days.