Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 54 km northeast of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Thursday, May 18, 1995 at 12:32 GMT
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 29 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
|Date & time||May 18, 1995 12:32:11 UTC|
|Local time at epicenter|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||11.812°N / 125.877°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)|
|Antipode||11.812°S / 54.123°W|
|Shaking intensity||Light shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||USGS (United States Geological Survey)|
|Nearest volcano||Cancajanag (145 km / 90 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||614 km (382 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
|Estimated seismic energy released||1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|4.8||29 km||Samar, Philippines||USGS|
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