Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Monday, 15 March 1976 at 03:29 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.302°N / 126.318°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (213 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (55 mi) E of San Policarpo (pop: 3,580) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) ENE of Dolores (Eastern Samar) (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) ENE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) NE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) NE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (182 mi) NNE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) ESE of Legazpi (pop: 179,500) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (214 mi) NE of Cebu City (pop: 798,600) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) NE of Tagbilaran (pop: 86,400) --> See nearby quakes!
631 km (392 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) 15 March 1976 03:29 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 05 May 1976 14:54 UTC| M 5.1 |14 km (8.7 mi) depth|18 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details