Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Luzon, Philippines, on Thursday, 20 February 2003 at 15:36 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 37 km depth
Depth: 36.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.982°N / 119.32°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Santo Tomas (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) W of Ilioilio (pop: 2,120) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WNW of Santa Cruz (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) W of Tagudin (Lalawigan ng Pangasinan) (pop: 3,050) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) WSW of Polo (pop: 2,340) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WNW of Malabon (pop: 2,640) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SW of Zaragoza (Pangasinan) (pop: 7,390) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NW of Masinloc (Zambales) (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NW of Amuñgan (Zambales) (pop: 12,400) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) NW of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||37 km||Luzon, Philippines||USGS|
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