Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Saturday, 16 July 1983 at 02:32 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 45 km depth
Depth: 44.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.517°N / 126.5°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Balut (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) SSE of Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SE of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) ESE of Malapatan (Sarangani) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) ESE of Glan (Sarangani) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) ESE of Alabel (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) ESE of Maluñgun (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) ESE of General Santos (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SSE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) SE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
1177 km (732 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> 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 5.2||45 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Mindanao, Philippines, 16 July 1983 02:32 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 29 Jul 1983 20:25 UTC| M 5.2 |53.3 km (33.1 mi) depth|12 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 17 Jul 1983 05:22 UTC| M 5.2 |50.1 km (31.1 mi) depth|14 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details