Mw 6.0 Philippine Islands Region
updated 5 May 2022

On 5 May 2022 a strong earthquake occurred in the Philippine Islands Region at a depth of 21 km. The seismic event occurred at 08:21:16 UTC and had an estimated moment magnitude (Mw) 6.0.

Critical planetary geometry converged on 4-5 May involving Mercury, Venus and outer planets. In addition, Earth aligned with the Sun and Uranus. The seismic event occurred just after a lunar peak (index 12) that occurred later on the 4th — early 5th.


Mercury-Sun-Neptune       2022-05-01, 10:04:14  352°52'14"
Mercury-Venus-Mars        2022-05-04, 19:11:45  318°17'50"
Earth-Sun-Uranus          2022-05-05,  7:22:57   44°29'37"
Mercury-Venus-Saturn      2022-05-05, 13:33:33  320°10'52"
SSGI chart
SSGI COMMON graph of critical planetary (PG) and lunar (LG) geometry

SSGI chart
SSGI SUM graph of critical planetary (PG) geometry