Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Samar, Philippines, on Monday, 22 May 1995 at 09:47 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.59°N / 125.621°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Cancajanag (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) NE of Maydolong (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,490) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) E of Borongan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNE of Llorente (Eastern Samar) (pop: 7,910) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SE of San Julian (pop: 3,070) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ENE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ENE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) ESE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NE of Palo (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NE of Tanauan (Leyte) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
604 km (375 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||33 km||Samar, Philippines||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Samar, Philippines, 22 May 1995 09:47 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 22 May 1995 19:26 UTC| M 5.3 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|8 km (5 mi) distance| USGS | Details