Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Monday, 15 May 1995 at 20:04 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 34.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.101°N / 126.312°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Hingatungan (144 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) ENE of Sulangan (pop: 3,030) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) E of Guiuan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) ESE of Llorente (Eastern Samar) (pop: 7,910) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) E of Giporlos (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) ESE of Borongan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) E of Tanauan (Leyte) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) E of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) E of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) ENE of Cebu City (pop: 798,600) --> See nearby quakes!
697 km (433 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.3||35 km||Philippine Islands region (Philippines)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) 15 May 1995 20:04 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 30 May 1995 14:23 UTC| M 4.9 |38.4 km (23.9 mi) depth|19 km (12 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 15 May 1995 23:12 UTC| M 4.1 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|5 km (3 mi) distance| USGS | Details