1994 Mindoro Tsunami

On November 15, 1994, at 03:15 (local time), an earthquake occurred near Verde Island, Philippines. The magnitude 7.1 earthquake had an epicenter of 13.5° N, 121.1° E, and a hypocenter of 15 km. The tsunami totally destroyed 1530 houses and killed 41 people.

A more detailed report of the tsunami can be found in the report 15 November 1994 Mindoro Earthquake: Preliminary Report of Investigation prepared by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.

[Link to Report]


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