Mag. 3.9 earthquake - Catanduanes, Philippines, on Monday, 6 October 2003 at 18:47 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 100 km depth
Depth: 100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.204°N / 124.628°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Pocdol Mountains (75 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) SE of Virac (Catanduanes) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) ENE of Sorsogon (pop: 82,700) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) N of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NNW of Laoang (Northern Samar) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NE of Irosin (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) E of Legazpi (pop: 179,500) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) E of Malilipot (Albay) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Tabaco (pop: 57,900) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) E of Tagas (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
423 km (263 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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