Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Samar, Philippines, on Sunday, 15 February 1976 at 12:14 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.94°N / 125.913°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Bulusan (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) ENE of Cabatuan (pop: 2,380) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) NE of Gamay (Northern Samar) (pop: 9,130) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NE of Arteche (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NNE of San Policarpo (pop: 3,580) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) ENE of Palapag (Northern Samar) (pop: 8,340) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) ENE of Laoang (Northern Samar) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) ENE of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) NNE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
564 km (350 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||33 km||Samar, Philippines||USGS|
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