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2008 March 03 14:11:14 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Location13.357°N, 125.665°E
Depth24 km (14.9 miles) set by location program
Distances175 km (110 miles) ESE of Pandan, Catanduanes, Philippines
180 km (110 miles) NE of Calbayog, Samar, Philippines
210 km (130 miles) E of Legaspi, Luzon, Philippines
525 km (325 miles) ESE of MANILA, Philippines
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4.5 km (2.8 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=238, Nph=238, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=0.87 sec, Gp= 43°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=S
Event IDus2008pdbs
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Earthquake Summary

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  • The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred about 175 km (110 mi) east-southeast of Pandan, Catanduanes at 7:11 AM MST, Mar 3, 2008 (10:11 PM local time in Philippines). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. No reports of damage or casualties have been received at this time; however, this earthquake may have caused damage due to its location and size.

  • Felt Reports

    Felt (V PIVS) at Catarman and (III PIVS) at Borongan and Can-Avid, Samar. Felt (V PIVS) at Baao, Iriga and Naga; (IV PIVS) at Daet, Legaspi and Sorsogon; (II PIVS) at Baguio and Guinayangan; (I PIVS) at Manila and Taguig, Luzon. Felt (III PIVS) at Palo and Tacloban, Leyte. Felt (III PIVS) at Iloilo and Roxas City, Panay. Felt (II PIVS) at Cebu City, Cebu and at Masbate, Masbate. Felt at Solano, Luzon.

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