Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 96 km northeast of Catbalogan, Province of Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Saturday, June 10, 1995 at 03:50 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: 12.161°N / 125.671°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 12.161°S / 54.329°W
Nearest volcano: Biliran (143 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) E of San Policarpo (pop: 3,580) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) NE of Dolores (Eastern Samar) (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) ESE of Arteche (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NE of Taft (pop: 4,420) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ESE of Gamay (Northern Samar) (pop: 9,130) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) NNE of Borongan City (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) ESE of Laoang (Northern Samar) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) ENE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) NE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
576 km (358 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||Samar, Philippines||USGS|
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