Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 16 km west of Taft, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on 2018-07-01 13:02:49 +08:00
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 81 km depth
1 Jul 05:52 UTC: First to report: USGS after 49 minutes.
Date & time: 1 Jul 2018 05:02:49 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-07-01 13:02:49 +08:00
Depth: 81.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.8977°N / 125.2748°E (Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) W of Taft (pop: 4,420) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) NNW of Borongan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) ENE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) ESE of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) NNE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NNE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SSE of Laoang (Northern Samar) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NNE of Palo (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SE of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
554 km (344 mi) ESE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||81 km||- 15km W of Taft, Philippines||USGS|
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