Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Thursday, 1 January 1976 at 11:25 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.212°N / 126.232°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (200 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km (49 mi) E of San Policarpo (pop: 3,580) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ENE of Dolores (Eastern Samar) (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) E of Arteche (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) NE of Borongan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) ENE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) E of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) NE of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200) --> See nearby quakes!
627 km (390 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||33 km||Philippine Islands region (Philippines)||USGS|
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