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Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 64 km east of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Saturday, April 29, 1995 at 13:58 GMT

Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 64 km east of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Saturday, April 29, 1995 at 13:58 GMT Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 64 km east of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Saturday, April 29, 1995 at 13:58 GMT

Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 33 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.

Earthquake details

Date & timeApr 29, 1995 13:58:33 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5.4
Depth33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude11.781°N / 125.99°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode11.781°S / 54.01°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoCancajanag (154 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities58 km (36 mi) E of San Julian (pop: 3,070) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (39 mi) ESE of Dolores (Eastern Samar) (pop: 9,270) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) NE of Llorente (Eastern Samar) (pop: 7,910) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
64 km (40 mi) ENE of Borongan City (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
72 km (45 mi) ESE of Oras (Eastern Samar) (pop: 9,020) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (55 mi) NNE of Guiuan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 11,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
120 km (75 mi) E of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
122 km (76 mi) ENE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
123 km (76 mi) ENE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
627 km (389 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.433 kmSamar, PhilippinesUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (34 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Jun 26, 1995 19:03
27 years ago
4.5

33 km
60 km E of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 26, 1995 17:55
27 years ago
4.7

33 km
52 km E of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 26, 1995 14:55
27 years ago
4.1

33 km
51 km E of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 23, 1995 04:12
27 years ago
4.7

31 km
58 km E of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 14, 1995 19:31
27 years ago
4.3

33 km
47 km E of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 14, 1995 07:24
27 years ago
4.1

33 km
69 km E of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 12, 1995 18:19
27 years ago
4.6

33 km
55 km E of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 11, 1995 19:20
27 years ago
5.6

33 km
49 km E of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 7, 1995 22:17
27 years ago
4.5

33 km
37 km NE of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 7, 1995 21:29
27 years ago
4.2

33 km
46 km NE of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 7, 1995 21:23
27 years ago
4.1

33 km
54 km NE of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 7, 1995 21:22
27 years ago
4.1

33 km
36 km NE of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 7, 1995 20:59
27 years ago
5.2

33 km
52 km NE of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 7, 1995 19:44
27 years ago
4.2

33 km
41 km NE of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 7, 1995 19:29
27 years ago
4.1

33 km
60 km NE of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 6, 1995 13:11
27 years ago
4.3

33 km
81 km NE of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
May 18, 1995 12:32
27 years ago
4.8

29 km
54 km NE of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
May 12, 1995 09:33
27 years ago
4.3

33 km
52 km E of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
May 11, 1995 00:02
27 years ago
4.5

33 km
40 km E of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
May 9, 1995 10:24
27 years ago
4.5

33 km
59 km NE of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
May 8, 1995 23:14
27 years ago
4.4

33 km
72 km E of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
May 8, 1995 19:36
27 years ago
5.1

33 km
63 km E of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
May 8, 1995 18:05
27 years ago
5.5

36 km
69 km E of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
May 7, 1995 09:49
27 years ago
4.6

33 km
99 km NE of Tacloban City, Province of Leyte, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
May 6, 1995 12:51
27 years ago
4.5

33 km
53 km NE of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
May 3, 1995 05:56
27 years ago
4.1

33 km
55 km NE of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
May 2, 1995 18:34
27 years ago
4.5

33 km
44 km E of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
May 1, 1995 03:40
27 years ago
4.0

33 km
44 km NE of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Apr 30, 1995 12:00
27 years ago
4.6

33 km
55 km E of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Apr 30, 1995 01:29
27 years ago
4.9

35 km
62 km NE of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Apr 30, 1995 01:09
27 years ago
5.1

42 km
68 km NE of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Apr 29, 1995 20:27
27 years ago
4.1

33 km
53 km E of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Apr 29, 1995 15:38
27 years ago
4.8

32 km
52 km NE of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Apr 29, 1995 14:02
27 years ago
4.9

33 km
94 km NE of Tacloban City, Province of Leyte, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore

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