Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - South China Sea, 22 km southwest of San Fernando, Philippines, on 17 May 2021 - 08:40 PM (PST) -
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 25 km depth
17 May 12:55 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 15 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 17 May 2021 - 08:40 PM (PST)
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.48°N / 120.17°E (South China Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Santo Tomas (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) W of Payocpoc Sur (La Union) (pop: 13,100) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WSW of Bauang (La Union) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SW of San Fernando (pop: 83,000) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WNW of Aringay (La Union) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) W of Trinidad (pop: 41,300) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) N of Agoo (Pangasinan) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) W of Baguio City (pop: 272,700) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NNW of Dagupan (pop: 171,300) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NNW of Mangaldan (pop: 88,800) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) NNW of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) WNW of Luzon Island (pop: 46,228,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.4||25 km||Philippines: 017 Km S 74° W of Bauang (La Union)||PHIVOLCS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.