Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Wednesday, 19 November 1975 at 17:51 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.826°N / 126.031°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Bulusan (215 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
92 km (57 mi) NE of San Policarpo (pop: 3,580) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NE of Arteche (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) ENE of Gamay (Northern Samar) (pop: 9,130) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) ENE of Laoang (Northern Samar) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) ENE of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) ENE of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) NNE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (130 mi) NNE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
580 km (361 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||33 km||Philippine Islands region (Philippines)||USGS|
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