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Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - Cordillera, 15 km southeast of Vigan, Province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines, on Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 1:01 am (GMT +8) -

Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - Cordillera, 15 km southeast of Vigan, Province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines, on Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 1:01 am (GMT +8) Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - Cordillera, 15 km southeast of Vigan, Province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines, on Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 1:01 am (GMT +8)

Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 6 km depth

12 Aug 17:10 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 9 minutes.
13 Aug 12:02: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 15.0 to 6.0 km (from 9.3 to 3.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 23 km (14 mi) towards WSW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 12, 2022 17:01:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 1:01 am (GMT +8)
Depth6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude17.52°N / 120.52°E (Province of Abra, Cordillera, Philippines)
Antipode17.52°S / 59.48°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourcePHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Nearest volcanoPatoc (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities8 km (5 mi) NE of Lungog (Ilocos) (pop: 2,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
9 km (6 mi) SW of Pidigan (pop: 2,730) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (10 mi) ESE of Vigan (Ilocos) (pop: 48,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) ESE of Bantay (Ilocos Sur) (pop: 10,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) NNE of Santa Maria de Ilocos (Ilocos Sur) (pop: 3,650) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) WNW of San Ramon (pop: 4,050) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
123 km (76 mi) N of Baguio City (pop: 272,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
328 km (204 mi) N of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 23.9°C (75 F), humidity: 98%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from ENE
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.26 kmPhilippines: 003 Km S 12° E of San Quintin (Abra)PHIVOLCS

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.2, 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.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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