Latest earthquakes near Laoag, Ilocos today

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List of latest earthquakes near Laoag.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 18, 2024 04:23AM
(Manila)
M 3.9 127 km NNE
from Laoag
Jun 18, 2024 04:16AM
(Manila)
M 3.2 122 km NE
from Laoag
Jun 18, 2024 01:58AM
(Manila)
M 3.4 81 km NNE
from Laoag
Jun 17, 2024 10:27PM
(Manila)
M 3.4 233 km ESE
from Laoag
Jun 16, 2024 10:59PM
(Manila)
M 3.0 108 km S
from Laoag
Jun 16, 2024 10:37PM
(Manila)
M 3.4 229 km ESE
from Laoag
Jun 16, 2024 10:21PM
(Manila)
M 3.4 198 km ESE
from Laoag
Jun 16, 2024 08:50PM
(Manila)
M 3.1 254 km ESE
from Laoag
Jun 15, 2024 10:22PM
(Manila)
M 3.0 23 km NW
from Laoag
Jun 14, 2024 10:22PM
(Manila)
M 3.4 231 km NE
from Laoag
Jun 14, 2024 01:09AM
(Manila)
M 3.1 70 km N
from Laoag
Jun 13, 2024 08:50PM
(Manila)
M 3.3 192 km NE
from Laoag
Jun 13, 2024 12:15PM
(Manila)
M 3.1 21 km NE
from Laoag
Jun 12, 2024 07:23AM
(Manila)
M 3.2 82 km WNW
from Laoag
Jun 12, 2024 04:41AM
(Manila)
M 3.4 90 km WNW
from Laoag
Jun 12, 2024 03:34AM
(Manila)
M 3.5 272 km SE
from Laoag
Jun 12, 2024 02:59AM
(Manila)
M 4.5 71 km W
from Laoag
Jun 11, 2024 04:24PM
(Manila)
M 3.1 36 km E
from Laoag
Jun 11, 2024 02:43AM
(Manila)
M 3.7 137 km SW
from Laoag
Jun 10, 2024 09:10PM
(Manila)
M 3.8 168 km SSW
from Laoag
Jun 10, 2024 01:08AM
(Manila)
M 3.4 144 km SSW
from Laoag
Jun 9, 2024 12:26AM
(Manila)
M 3.5 131 km SW
from Laoag
Jun 8, 2024 10:50PM
(Manila)
M 3.4 270 km SE
from Laoag
Jun 6, 2024 09:00PM
(Manila)
M 3.2 148 km SSW
from Laoag
Jun 6, 2024 07:28PM
(Manila)
M 3.1 100 km SSW
from Laoag

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Laoag

Recent Laoag Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Laoag. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Laoag and elsewhere.

Laoag Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
71 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.9
Jun 18, 2024 04:23

Average

A total of 710 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Laoag, Ilocos in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 71 earthquakes per year, or 5 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Laoag roughly every 5 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Laoag in 2014. A total of 147 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Laoag that year. The strongest had a 5.8 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Laoag with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Laoag in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Laoag during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Laoag (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 625 88.03%
Mag. 5 81 11.41%
Mag. 6 3 0.42%
Mag. 7 1 0.14%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Laoag

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7
On Jul 27, 2022 08:43.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Jul 16, 1990 15:26.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Laoag occurred on Jul 27, 2022 08:43 local time (Asia/Manila timezone). It had a magnitude of 7 and struck 79 kilometers (49 mi) south-southeast of Laoag, at a depth of 34 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Laoag in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Jul 16, 1990 15:26, 287 kilometers (178 mi) south-southeast of Laoag. It is the strongest earthquake near Laoag in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Laoag, Ilocos in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Laoag.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Laoag.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 27, 2022 08:43AM
(Manila)
M 7.0 79 km SSE
from Laoag
Oct 25, 2022 10:59PM
(Manila)
M 6.4 64 km SSE
from Laoag
Sep 12, 2023 07:03PM
(Manila)
M 6.2 133 km NNE
from Laoag
Jul 1, 2022 02:40AM
(Manila)
M 6.0 121 km NE
from Laoag
Apr 11, 2020 12:44AM
(Manila)
M 5.9 298 km NNE
from Laoag
Nov 21, 2014 11:29AM
(Manila)
M 5.8 279 km NNW
from Laoag
Oct 4, 2023 11:35AM
(Manila)
M 5.7 131 km NNE
from Laoag
Jun 20, 2016 02:20AM
(Manila)
M 5.6 234 km NNE
from Laoag
Mar 23, 2023 07:31AM
(Manila)
M 5.6 129 km NNE
from Laoag
Mar 3, 2019 03:46AM
(Manila)
M 5.6 57 km NNW
from Laoag

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Laoag

Nearest earthquakes from Laoag

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Laoag, Ilocos. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Laoag.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 6, 2018 05:12PM
(Manila)
M 4.5 9 km SSE
from Laoag
Aug 31, 2023 09:37PM
(Manila)
M 4.1 10 km SE
from Laoag
Mar 28, 2022 07:10PM
(Manila)
M 4.0 11 km N
from Laoag
Feb 22, 2024 01:03PM
(Manila)
M 4.4 12 km WSW
from Laoag
Apr 26, 2019 03:00AM
(Manila)
M 4.6 15 km ENE
from Laoag
Oct 10, 2022 01:27PM
(Manila)
M 4.5 16 km S
from Laoag
Jan 9, 2017 05:20PM
(Manila)
M 4.8 15 km SSW
from Laoag
Jan 12, 2019 09:20PM
(Manila)
M 4.7 15 km S
from Laoag
Oct 30, 2018 09:32AM
(Manila)
M 4.6 19 km SW
from Laoag
Feb 6, 2018 12:59PM
(Manila)
M 4.8 20 km ENE
from Laoag

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Laoag

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Laoag.

When was the last earthquake in Laoag, Ilocos?

A 3.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Laoag on the night of June 18, 2024 at 04:23 local time (Asia/Manila). The center of this earthquake was located 127km north-northeast of Laoag at a depth of 10km under water in the South China Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Laoag, Ilocos in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Laoag, Ilocos?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Laoag on the afternoon of July 16, 1990 at 15:26 local time (Asia/Manila). The center of this earthquake was located 287km south-southeast of Laoag at a depth of 25km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Laoag since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Laoag, Ilocos?

In the past 10 years, 710 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Laoag. This averages to 71 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 5 days.