Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Thursday, 29 January 1976 at 09:33 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.472°N / 126.188°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (209 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) ENE of San Policarpo (pop: 3,580) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) ENE of Arteche (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) ENE of Dolores (Eastern Samar) (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) E of Gamay (Northern Samar) (pop: 9,130) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) ENE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) E of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) ENE of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
611 km (380 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||33 km||Philippine Islands region (Philippines)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) 29 January 1976 09:33 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 29 Jan 1976 19:13 UTC| M 4.7 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|4 km (2 mi) distance| USGS | Details