Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Catanduanes, Philippines, on Friday, 23 July 1982 at 04:44 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 60 km depth
Depth: 60.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.79°N / 124.478°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Pocdol Mountains (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) E of Gigmoto (pop: 3,260) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) ESE of Viga (pop: 4,090) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (21 mi) NE of Virac (Catanduanes) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) ESE of Caramoran (Catanduanes) (pop: 4,790) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) ENE of Calolbon (Catanduanes) (pop: 5,010) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) ENE of Tabaco (pop: 57,900) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) ENE of Tiwi (Albay) (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) NE of Malilipot (Albay) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) NE of Legazpi (pop: 179,500) --> See nearby quakes!
388 km (241 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||60 km||Catanduanes, Philippines||USGS|
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