Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 76 km north of Catarman, Philippines, on Thursday, July 3, 2003 at 05:02 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.14°N / 124.893°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 13.14°S / 55.107°W
Nearest volcano: Bulusan (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) NNW of Cabodiongan (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) N of Pambujan (Northern Samar) (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NNW of Laoang (Northern Samar) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) NNW of Palapag (Northern Samar) (pop: 8,340) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNE of Mondragon (Northern Samar) (pop: 5,200) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (48 mi) NNE of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SE of Virac (Catanduanes) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ENE of Gubat (Sorsogon) (pop: 14,000) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) E of Sorsogon (pop: 82,700) --> See nearby quakes!
453 km (281 mi) ESE 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) | about seismic energy
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|4.6||33 km||Catanduanes, Philippines||USGS|
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