Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 13 km west of Baguio, Benguet, Philippines, on Tuesday, 17 Nov 7.17 pm (GMT +8) -

Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake  - 13 km west of Baguio, Benguet, Philippines, on Tuesday, 17 Nov 7.17 pm (GMT +8)

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 29 km depth

17 Nov 11:35 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 18 minutes.
18 Nov 03:45: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 25.0 to 29.0 km (from 15.5 to 18 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 6.2 km (3.8 mi) towards SE.
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Date & time: 17 Nov 2020 11:17:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 17 Nov 7.17 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.46°N / 120.48°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Santo Tomas (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) W of La Trinidad (Benguet) (pop: 41,300)
13 km (8 mi) NW of Baguio (pop: 272,700)
15 km (9 mi) NE of Aringay (La Union) (pop: 29,800)
17 km (10 mi) SE of Payocpoc Sur (La Union) (pop: 13,100)
24 km (15 mi) NW of Itogon (Benguet) (pop: 28,400)
25 km (15 mi) SE of San Fernando (La Union) (pop: 83,000)
145 km (90 mi) N of Santol (Pampanga) (pop: 299,000)
146 km (91 mi) N of Angeles City (pop: 299,400)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 26.2°C (79 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from E
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.629 km007 Km S 24° E of Burgos (La Union), PhilippinesPHIVOLCS
M 3.225 kmLUZON, PHILIPPINESEMSC

User reports for this quake (8)

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Camp 7 Baguio Benguet / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : I was sitting at the dining table when the table started moving very scary this is the worst I have felt while in the Philippines for 18 months
11.8 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 1-2 s
Baguio City (13.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Baguio City / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Baguio City / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Baguio City / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Baguio City / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
San juan la union / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump : It was like a bomb went off near us in San Juan La Union
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