Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 47 km east of Guiuan, Philippines, on Tuesday, 30 May 1995 at 14:23 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 38 km depth
Date & time: 30 May 1995 14:23:55 UTC
Depth: 38.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.047°N / 126.15°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Hingatungan (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) ENE of Sulangan (pop: 3,030) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) E of Guiuan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) E of Giporlos (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ESE of Llorente (Eastern Samar) (pop: 7,910) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) E of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) E of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) NNE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) ESE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) E of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200) --> See nearby quakes!
686 km (426 mi) SE 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||38 km||Philippine Islands region (Philippines)||USGS|
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