Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Sunday, 1 April 1979 at 08:13 (GMT)
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Aftershocks | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in Philippines | Zamboanga Peninsula | Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao | National Capital Region
Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.121°N / 123.212°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Kaladis (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Pitogo (Zamboanga del Sur) (pop: 5,970) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSW of Tabina (Zamboanga del Sur) (pop: 5,070) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) ESE of Olutanga (pop: 7,130) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) S of Margosatubig (Zamboanga del Sur) (pop: 14,600) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SE of Talusan (Zamboanga Sibugay) (pop: 5,780) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SSE of Malangas (Zamboanga Sibugay) (pop: 8,470) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Pagadian (pop: 186,900) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Muricay (pop: 132,100) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) W of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
867 km (539 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|M 5.0||33 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
be the first to report it!There are no user reports for this quake yet. If you felt it
Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Mindanao, Philippines, 1 April 1979 08:13 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 01 Apr 1979 13:13 UTC| M 5.4 |40 km (24.9 mi) depth|18 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details