A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from San Nicolas in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us1000etr8. Event ids that are associated: us1000etr8. The temblor was reported at 17:46:25 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.33 km (21 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/06/18 / 2018-06-17 09:46:25 / June 17, 2018 @ 9:46 am. Exact location of event, longitude 119.7324 East, latitude 14.9028 North, depth = 34.33 km.
Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from San Fernando (c. 251 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Mabalacat City (c. 188 100 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Bulaon (c. 131 800 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Hagonoy (c. 123 500 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Calumpit (c. 91 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cut-cut Primero, Apalit, Calumpit.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 37 km W of San Nicolas, Philippines.
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