Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 42 km northeast of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Thursday, September 28, 1995 at 00:06 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: 11.781°N / 125.775°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 11.781°S / 54.225°W
Nearest volcano: Cancajanag (134 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) E of San Julian (pop: 3,070) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) ESE of Taft (pop: 4,420) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) ENE of Borongan City (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SE of Dolores (Eastern Samar) (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NE of Maydolong (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,490) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NNE of Llorente (Eastern Samar) (pop: 7,910) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SE of Oras (Eastern Samar) (pop: 9,020) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) E of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
607 km (377 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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