Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Saturday, 29 November 1975 at 17:56 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 56 km depth
Depth: 56.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.335°N / 126.19°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (201 km / 125 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) ENE of San Policarpo (pop: 3,580) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ENE of Dolores (Eastern Samar) (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) E of Arteche (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) ENE of Taft (pop: 4,420) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) E of Gamay (Northern Samar) (pop: 9,130) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) NE of Borongan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) E of Laoang (Northern Samar) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) ENE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
337 km (209 mi) NE of Cebu City (pop: 798,600) --> See nearby quakes!
617 km (384 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||56 km||Philippine Islands region (Philippines)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) 29 November 1975 17:56 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 01 Jan 1976 11:25 UTC| M 4.6 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|14 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC| M |0 km (0 mi) depth|13929 km (8655 mi) distance| | Details