Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Monday, 9 June 1980 at 13:14 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Mindanao, Philippines, on Monday, 9 June 1980 at 13:14 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 19 km depth

Date & time: 9 Jun 1980 01:14:21 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 19.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.754°N / 126.64°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) E of Dapa (Surigao del Norte, Caraga) (pop: 8,820)
75 km (47 mi) ENE of Socorro (Caraga) (pop: 9,740)
86 km (54 mi) ENE of Cantilan (Surigao del Sur, Caraga) (pop: 9,410)
89 km (56 mi) NNE of Tandag (Surigao del Sur, Caraga) (pop: 29,000)
126 km (78 mi) E of Surigao (Caraga) (pop: 87,800)
150 km (93 mi) NE of Butuan (Agusan Del Norte, Caraga) (pop: 309,700)
319 km (198 mi) NNE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500)
373 km (232 mi) NE of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.019 kmMindanao, PhilippinesUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Mindanao, Philippines, 9 June 13:14 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (108 quakes):
  • 27 Oct 1980 17:07 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    76 km (47.2 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14017 km (8710 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 24 Aug 1980 22:57 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    57 km (35.4 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Aug 1980 17:48 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14017 km (8710 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14017 km (8710 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 17 Jul 1980 16:06 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    61 km (37.9 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14017 km (8710 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14017 km (8710 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14017 km (8710 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14017 km (8710 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 03 Jul 1980 23:35 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14017 km (8710 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14017 km (8710 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 03 Jul 1980 02:55 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14017 km (8710 mi) distance
    | | Details
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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Monday, 9 June 1980 at 13:14 (GMT)
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