Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - South China Sea, 16 km southwest of San Fernando, Philippines, on 14 May 2021 - 02:47 AM (PST) -
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 26 km depth
13 May 19:00 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 13 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 14 May 2021 - 02:47 AM (PST)
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.56°N / 120.18°E (South China Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Santo Tomas (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (10 mi) W of Paringao (La Union) (pop: 6,570) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WSW of San Fernando (pop: 83,000) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) W of Bauang (La Union) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) WNW of Payocpoc Sur (La Union) (pop: 13,100) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NW of Aringay (La Union) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WNW of Trinidad (pop: 41,300) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WNW of Baguio City (pop: 272,700) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) NNW of Mangaldan (pop: 88,800) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NNW of Dagupan (pop: 171,300) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) NNW of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) NW of Luzon Island (pop: 46,228,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.0||26 km||016 Km S 68° W of City Of San Fernando (La Union), Philippines||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.0, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.