Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Samar, Philippines, on Tuesday, 8 August 1995 at 00:35 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 32 km depth
Depth: 32.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.827°N / 125.824°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Cancajanag (142 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (25 mi) ENE of San Julian (pop: 3,070) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) ESE of Dolores (Eastern Samar) (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) E of Taft (pop: 4,420) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) ENE of Borongan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SE of Oras (Eastern Samar) (pop: 9,020) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NNE of Llorente (Eastern Samar) (pop: 7,910) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) E of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) NE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) NE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
608 km (378 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||32 km||Samar, Philippines||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake Samar, Philippines, 8 August 1995 00:35 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 08 Aug 1995 06:34 UTC| M 5.3 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|7 km (4 mi) distance| USGS | Details