Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 100 km east of Legazpi, Province of Albay, Bicol, Philippines, on Saturday, November 15, 2003 at 16:06 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 139 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 138.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.177°N / 124.663°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 13.177°S / 55.337°W
Nearest volcano: Pocdol Mountains (78 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) ENE of Bagacay (pop: 3,160) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NNE of Biri (pop: 2,600) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SE of Virac (Catanduanes) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) ENE of Gubat (Sorsogon) (pop: 14,000) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) N of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) ENE of Sorsogon (pop: 82,700) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) NNW of Laoang (Northern Samar) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NE of Irosin (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) E of Legazpi (pop: 179,500) --> See nearby quakes!
428 km (266 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|4.3||139 km||Catanduanes, Philippines||USGS|
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