Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Samar, Philippines, on Sunday, 11 June 1995 at 19:20 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 32.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.742°N / 125.859°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Cancajanag (139 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) E of San Julian (pop: 3,070) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NE of Maydolong (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,490) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) ENE of Borongan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NE of Llorente (Eastern Samar) (pop: 7,910) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SE of Dolores (Eastern Samar) (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) E of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) ENE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) ENE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) NE of Cebu City (pop: 798,600) --> See nearby quakes!
617 km (383 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.6||33 km||Samar, Philippines||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.6 quake Samar, Philippines, 11 June 1995 19:20 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 08 Aug 1995 06:34 UTC| M 5.3 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|16 km (10 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 08 Aug 1995 00:35 UTC| M 5.3 |32.4 km (20.1 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details