International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 452344
Event time 2021-05-12 01:09:28 (UTC)
Local time 2021-05-11 17:09:28 - [It was evening in the affected area.]
Last update 2021-05-12 01:16:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 5.8
Depth 112 km
Class Moderate
Hypocenter Medium deep
Mercalli scale 6
Possible effects Everyone feels movement. People have trouble walking. Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall off walls. Furniture moves. Plaster in walls might crack. Trees and bushes shake. Damage is slight in poorly built buildings. No structural damage.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent Pacific Ocean - West
Country Philippines
Administration area Mimaropa
Nearest settlement San Isidro
Distance 7 km
Course NNW
Surface type underwater quake
Tsunami region North Pacific
Water surface name Philippine Sea

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Batangas City (28.00 km), Calapan (36.47 km), Nasugbu (64.77 km), Mariveles (106.12 km), Manila (114.17 km), Santa Cruz (marinduque Isl) (128.46 km)
Nearest airports
Mamburao Airport (49.15 km), Lubang Airport (89.93 km), Marinduque Airport (104.67 km), Ninoy Aquino International Airport (106.56 km), San Jose Airport (134.49 km)
Nearest volcanoes
Panay volcano (18.18 km), Dagit-Dagitan volcano (21.66 km), Anilao Hill volcano (49.79 km), Taal volcano (50.64 km), Cariliao volcano (64.92 km), San Pablo Volcanic Field volcano (77.03 km), Banahaw volcano (86.10 km), Corregidor volcano (98.85 km), Laguna Caldera volcano (104.48 km), Mariveles volcano (115.78 km), Malindig volcano (128.13 km), Natib volcano (138.98 km)
Quick Analysis
According to the epicenter of the quake, this is an underwater quake. Based on the data received, the formation of a tsunami is not conceivable on the basis of the high-depth hypocenter. Underwater landslides, volcanic activity, however, cannot be ruled out.