June 16, 2012 – A 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Struck West of Luzon: The quake hit at 6:18AM on June 17th (because of the International Dateline). The tremor was 35 kilometers deep (22 miles). It was 58 miles southwest of Dagupan, Luzon, Philippines; 67 miles northwest of Olongapo (see map), 71 miles WNN of Angeles and 113 miles northwest of Manila, Philippines.
No tsunami warnings or watches are expected. The depth and location of today’s quake provided moderate shaking in Luzon, including Manila, however, no significant damage has been reported.
Pictured above, a USGS map showing the location of today’s quake. Follow the USGS URL for additional information. The quake occurred at 6:18PM in New York, 5:18PM in Chicago, 4:18PM in Denver and 3:18PM in Los Angeles.
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