Philippines was trembled near Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos, by a quake of size 5.5 just 23 mins earlier, the German Study Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported.
The quake struck at a superficial deepness of 10 kilometres below the center near Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos, Philippines, in the mid-day on Tuesday, August 1st, 2023, at 4:09 pm neighborhood time. Superficial quakes are really felt much more highly than much deeper ones as they are more detailed to the surface area. The precise size, center, as well as deepness of the quake may be modified within the following couple of hrs or mins as seismologists examine information as well as fine-tune their computations, or as various other firms release their record.
A 2nd record was later on released by the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake, which provided it as a size 5.5 quake too.
Based upon the initial seismic information, the quake was possibly really felt by lots of people in the location of the center. It ought to not have actually created substantial damages, besides things dropping from racks, damaged home windows, and so on
In Namuac (pop. 3,000) situated 73 kilometres from the center, as well as Claveria (pop. 10,600) 74 kilometres away, the quake ought to have been really felt as light drinking.
Weak drinking may have been really felt in Pagudpud (pop. 4,900) situated 89 kilometres from the center, Aparri (pop. 33,200) 113 kilometres away, Laoag (pop. 102,100) 134 kilometres away, as well as San Nicolas de Ilocos (pop. 34,200) 136 kilometres away.
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Day & time: Aug 1, 2023 4:09 pm (GMT +8) neighborhood time ( 1 Aug 2023 08:09 GMT)
Deepness: 10.0 kilometres
Center latitude/ longitude: 19.27 ° N/ 121.17 ° E ( South China Sea, Philippines)
Key information resource: GFZ