Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - 3.3 km southwest of Vigan, Province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 7:46 am (GMT +8) -
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Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 1 km depth
6 Aug 00:05 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 19 minutes.
|Date & time||Aug 5, 2022 23:46:00 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 7:46 am (GMT +8)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||17.56°N / 120.36°E (Province of Ilocos Sur, Ilocos, Philippines)|
|Antipode||17.56°S / 59.64°W|
|Shaking intensity||Weak shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)|
|Nearest volcano||Patoc (80 km / 50 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||3 km (2 mi) NNW of Fuerte (pop: 2,560) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
3 km (2 mi) WSW of Vigan (pop: 48,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
4 km (3 mi) SW of Bantay (Ilocos Sur) (pop: 10,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) S of Puro Pinget (pop: 4,030) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) NW of Narvacan (pop: 3,020) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) SSW of San Juan (pop: 3,150) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (47 mi) SSW of Laoag (pop: 102,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
335 km (208 mi) NNW of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Overcast Clouds 27.3°C (81 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SE|
|Estimated seismic energy released||2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.4||1 km||Philippines: 017 Km N 85° W of San Quintin (Abra)||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.