Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Samar, Philippines, on Wednesday, 19 November 1975 at 23:36 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.888°N / 125.805°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Bulusan (191 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
75 km (47 mi) ENE of Cabatuan (pop: 2,380) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) NE of Gamay (Northern Samar) (pop: 9,130) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NNE of Arteche (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ENE of Palapag (Northern Samar) (pop: 8,340) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NNE of Oras (Eastern Samar) (pop: 9,020) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) ENE of Laoang (Northern Samar) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) ENE of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NNE of Borongan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
354 km (220 mi) NE of Cebu City (pop: 798,600) --> See nearby quakes!
555 km (345 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||33 km||Samar, Philippines||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Samar, Philippines, 19 November 1975 23:36 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 27 Nov 1975 00:38 UTC| M 4.9 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|5 km (3 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 27 Nov 1975 00:08 UTC| M 5.1 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|13 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details