Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Luzon, Philippines, on Monday, 6 January 2003 at 23:48 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.58°N / 119.69°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Pinatubo (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) SW of Bolitoc (pop: 3,130) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Malabon (pop: 2,640) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NW of Palauig (pop: 2,940) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) W of Masinloc (Zambales) (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NW of Iba (Zambales) (pop: 26,900) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NW of San Juan (Zambales) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SW of Agoo (Pangasinan) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SW of Lingayen (pop: 56,600) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) SW of Dagupan (pop: 171,300) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) NW of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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