Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 99 km northeast of Gamay, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Monday, February 16, 1976 at 02:36 GMT
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.054°N / 125.903°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 13.054°S / 54.097°W
Nearest volcano: Bulusan (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) NE of Cabatuan (pop: 2,380) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NE of Gamay (Northern Samar) (pop: 9,130) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) ENE of Laoang (Northern Samar) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (94 mi) ENE of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) NNE of Borongan City (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) NE of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) ESE of Virac (Catanduanes) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) NE of Carigara (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
559 km (347 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) | about seismic energy
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|4.7||33 km||Philippine Islands region (Philippines)||USGS|
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