Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Thursday, 29 January 1976 at 19:13 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.473°N / 126.151°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (205 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
77 km (48 mi) ENE of San Policarpo (pop: 3,580) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ENE of Arteche (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NE of Dolores (Eastern Samar) (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) E of Gamay (Northern Samar) (pop: 9,130) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) ENE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) E of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) ENE of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (115 mi) NE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) NE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
607 km (377 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||33 km||Philippine Islands region (Philippines)||USGS|
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