Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines (Indonesia), on Friday, 11 March 1983 at 23:02 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Mindanao, Philippines (Indonesia), on Friday, 11 March 1983 at 23:02 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 47 km depth

Date & time: 11 Mar 1983 23:02:35 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 47.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.389°N / 126.568°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Balut (132 km / 82 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
156 km (97 mi) SE of Malita (Philippines) (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) ESE of Glan (Sarangani, Philippines) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) ESE of Alabel (Philippines) (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) SE of Maluñgun (Philippines) (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) ESE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) SSE of Mati (Philippines) (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) ESE of Polomolok (Philippines) (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) SE of Digos (Philippines) (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) SSE of Davao City (Philippines) (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2542 km (1579 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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M 5.247 kmMindanao, Philippines (Indonesia)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Mindanao, Philippines (Indonesia), 11 March 1983 23:02 GMT

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines (Indonesia), on Friday, 11 March 1983 at 23:02 (GMT)
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