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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 004 km N 02° W of San Nicolas (Ilocos Norte) (Philippines) on Thursday, 25 April 2019

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - 004 km N 02° W of San Nicolas (Ilocos Norte) (Philippines) on Thursday, 25 April 2019
Apr 25 20:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 18.0 to 10.0 km.
Apr 26 18:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 3.0 km.
Date & time: Thu, 25 Apr 19:00:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 26 April 2019 - 03:00 AM (PST)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.21°N / 120.59°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Ambalatungan (100 km)
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS
Estimated released energy: 5*10^11 J (139 MWh / 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 25 Apr 2019
Thu, 25 Apr 19:00 UTCM 4.6 / 40 kmLuzon, PhilippinesEMSC
Thu, 25 Apr 19:00 UTCM 4.6 / 43.4 km6km ENE of Vintar, PhilippinesUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Batac City, Ilocos Norte / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Location is P Gomez St. Brgy 2, Laoag City. (0.6 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was sleeping and awakened by light shaking.
San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Abrupt shaking!
San Nicolas Ilocos Norte / MMI IV (Light shaking): I am checked-in at a hotel room at 3rd floor. I was awaken and felt my bed is shaking. But after i get up from my bed the shaking already stopped.
(11 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Laoag City / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Batac, Ilocos Norte / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I am sleeping that time and I am awakened by the vibration of the house.
Sarrat Ilocos Norte / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I was sleeping and it woke me up and i stood up right away.
Laoag City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
san Nicolas / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
La playa Currimao Ilocos Norte / MMI V (Moderate shaking): La playa Currimao Ilocos Norte
(401.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt like I was laying on a water bed, very subtle, but still felt it (via app)
Currimao,ilocos norte / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mandaluyong (Philippines) (404 km S from epicenter)(no details): Im not sure... i think im just over reacting but the bed is kind of shaking for a min now (via EMSC)
Badoc (Philippines) (38 km S from epicenter)(no details): Significant (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 26 Apr 2019
Fri, 26 Apr 09:45 UTCM 2.8 / 21 km - [info]024 km N 56° W of Burgos (Ilocos Norte) (Philippines)[Map]PHIVOLCS
Fri, 26 Apr 14:01 UTCM 3.0 / 14 km - [info]045 km S 64° W of Calayan (Cagayan) (Philippines)[Map]PHIVOLCS
Sat, 27 Apr 2019
Sat, 27 Apr 07:44 UTCM 3.0 / 17 km - [info]005 km N 43° W of Tabuk (Kalinga) (Philippines)[Map]PHIVOLCS
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Mon, 29 Apr 17:33 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]Philippine Islands Region (Philippines)[Map]BMKG
Wed, 1 May 2019
Wed, 1 May 14:07 UTCM 2.6 / 34 km - [info]129 km N 67° W of Santa Catalina (Ilocos Sur) (Philippines)[Map]PHIVOLCS
Thu, 2 May 2019
Thu, 2 May 23:59 UTCM 3.8 / 16 km - [info]074 km N 62° W of Currimao (Ilocos Norte) (Philippines)[Map]PHIVOLCS
Fri, 3 May 2019
Fri, 3 May 00:19 UTCM 3.2 / 16 km - [info]046 km N 63° W of Currimao (Ilocos Norte) (Philippines)[Map]PHIVOLCS
Fri, 3 May 17:48 UTCM 2.8 / 47 km - [info]010 km S 36° E of Gonzaga (Cagayan) (Philippines)[Map]PHIVOLCS
Sat, 4 May 2019
Sat, 4 May 18:31 UTCM 2.6 / 36 km - [info]002 km S 64° W of Daguioman (Abra) (Philippines)[Map]PHIVOLCS
Mon, 6 May 2019
Mon, 6 May 02:48 UTCM 5.5 / 45 km - [info]Luzon, Philippines[Map]GFZ
Mon, 6 May 03:02 UTCM 3.6 / 24 km - [info]013 km N 39° E of Pagudpud (Ilocos Norte) (Philippines)[Map]PHIVOLCS
Thu, 9 May 2019
Thu, 9 May 11:47 UTCM 2.6 / 19 km - [info]020 km N 48° W of Currimao (Ilocos Norte) (Philippines)[Map]PHIVOLCS
Thu, 9 May 18:38 UTCM 2.6 / 29 km - [info]052 km S 86° W of Santa Catalina (Ilocos Sur) (Philippines)[Map]PHIVOLCS
Sun, 12 May 2019
Sun, 12 May 09:30 UTCM 3.1 / 15 km - [info]033 km S 67° W of Calayan (Cagayan) (Philippines)[Map]PHIVOLCS
Sun, 12 May 14:30 UTCM 2.7 / 24 km - [info]024 km N 36° E of Claveria (Cagayan) (Philippines)[Map]PHIVOLCS
Mon, 13 May 2019
Mon, 13 May 08:12 UTCM 3.6 / 2 km - [info]014 km N 40° E of Pagudpud (Ilocos Norte) (Philippines)[Map]PHIVOLCS
Mon, 13 May 12:50 UTCM 3.1 / 22 km - [info]017 km S 05° E of Calayan (Cagayan) (Philippines)[Map]PHIVOLCS
Mon, 13 May 23:49 UTCM 3.1 / 30 km - [info]007 km S 73° W of Dingras (Ilocos Norte) (Philippines)
I FELT IT
[Map]PHIVOLCS
Tue, 14 May 2019
Tue, 14 May 00:21 UTCM 2.7 / 20 km - [info]016 km S 09° E of Calayan (Cagayan) (Philippines)[Map]PHIVOLCS
Thu, 16 May 2019
Thu, 16 May 19:16 UTCM 2.9 / 21 km - [info]016 km N 55° E of Pagudpud (Ilocos Norte) (Philippines)[Map]PHIVOLCS
Sun, 19 May 2019
Sun, 19 May 16:36 UTCM 2.8 / 9 km - [info]015 km N 80° E of Bangui (Ilocos Norte) (Philippines)
I FELT IT
[Map]PHIVOLCS
Sun, 19 May 18:20 UTCM 2.7 / 21 km - [info]035 km S 20° W of Calayan (Cagayan) (Philippines)[Map]PHIVOLCS
Mon, 20 May 2019
Mon, 20 May 02:23 UTCM 2.8 / 38 km - [info]132 km N 76° W of Santa Catalina (Ilocos Sur) (Philippines)[Map]PHIVOLCS
Mon, 20 May 06:20 UTCM 4.5 / 4 km - [info]031 km N 08° W of Pagudpud (Ilocos Norte) (Philippines)
I FELT IT
[Map]PHIVOLCS

 

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