Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Catanduanes, Philippines, on Monday, 7 June 1976 at 07:36 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Catanduanes, Philippines, on Monday, 7 June 1976 at 07:36 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 7 Jun 1976 07:36:55 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.087°N / 124.829°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Pocdol Mountains (149 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) ENE of Panganiban (Catanduanes, Bicol) (pop: 3,840)
61 km (38 mi) ENE of Viga (Bicol) (pop: 4,090)
71 km (44 mi) E of Pandan (Catanduanes, Bicol) (pop: 5,090)
85 km (53 mi) NE of Virac (Catanduanes, Bicol) (pop: 15,100)
96 km (60 mi) NE of Calolbon (Catanduanes, Bicol) (pop: 5,010)
158 km (98 mi) NE of Legazpi (Bicol) (pop: 179,500)
412 km (256 mi) E of Quezon City (National Capital Region) (pop: 2,761,700)
418 km (260 mi) E of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.433 kmCatanduanes, PhilippinesUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake Catanduanes, Philippines, 7 June 07:36 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (8 quakes):
  • 08 Jun 1976 07:28 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jun 1976 06:03 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Jun 1976 23:39 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Jun 1976 21:34 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    13752 km (8545 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 07 Jun 1976 09:48 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    13752 km (8545 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 07 Jun 1976 09:21 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Catanduanes, Philippines, on Monday, 7 June 1976 at 07:36 (GMT)
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