Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 91 km northeast of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Wednesday, May 3, 1995 at 02:40 GMT
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.016°N / 126.16°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 12.016°S / 53.84°W
Nearest volcano: Cancajanag (184 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (46 mi) ESE of San Policarpo (pop: 3,580) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) E of Dolores (Eastern Samar) (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) E of Taft (pop: 4,420) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ENE of San Julian (pop: 3,070) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ESE of Arteche (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) ENE of Borongan City (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NE of Maydolong (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,490) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NE of Llorente (Eastern Samar) (pop: 7,910) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) NE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
630 km (391 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) | about seismic energy
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|4.6||33 km||Philippine Islands region (Philippines)||USGS|
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