Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Samar, Philippines on Sunday, 21 December 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.5 - Philippines Sea, 46 km ENE of Llorente, Philippines, domingo, 21 dic. 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.5 - Philippines Sea, 46 km ENE of Llorente, Philippines, domingo, 21 dic. 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 26 km depth

21 Dec 00:31 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 6 minutos.
Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 26.0 km.
Fecha & hora: 21 Dec 2014 00:25:23 UTC
Magnitud: 5.5
Profundidad: 26.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 11.54°N / 125.95°E (Philippines Sea, Filipinas)
Volcán mas cercano: Cancajanag (174 km / 108 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km al ENE de Llorente (Eastern Samar) (pop: 7,910) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
49 km al E de Maydolong (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,490) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
57 km al E de Borongan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
62 km al NNE de Guiuan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 11,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
75 km al SE de Dolores (Eastern Samar) (pop: 9,270) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
108 km al ENE de Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
108 km al ENE de Tacloban (pop: 242,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
119 km al ESE de Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
263 km al ENE de Ciudad de Cebú (pop: 798,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
637 km al ESE de Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
109 km al ESE de Samar Island (pop: 1,751,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
52 km al NE de Lapogpocahan Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
407 km al NNE de Mindanao Island (pop: 25,537,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.526 kmSamar, PhilippinesGFZ
M 5.410 km36km ENE of Hernani, PhilippinesUSGS

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Aftershocks of the M 5.5 terremoto: Philippines Sea, 46 km al este de Llorente, Filipinas Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:25

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 24 Dec 2014 16:16 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 21 Dec 2014 10:00 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.5 - Philippines Sea, 46 km ENE of Llorente, Philippines, domingo, 21 dic. 2014
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