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Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Monday, March 5, 1984 at 03:33 GMT

Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Monday, March 5, 1984 at 03:33 GMT Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Monday, March 5, 1984 at 03:33 GMT

Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake at 649 km depth

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 5, 1984 03:33:50 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude7.3
Depth649.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude8.147°N / 123.762°E (Philippines)
Antipode8.147°S / 56.238°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoMalindang (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities9 km (5 mi) W of Ozamiz City (pop: 93,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
10 km (6 mi) N of Tangub (Misamis Occidental) (pop: 29,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) ENE of Molave (Zamboanga del Sur) (pop: 21,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) S of Oroquieta (pop: 39,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (29 mi) NE of Muricay (pop: 132,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) W of Mantampay (pop: 265,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
54 km (33 mi) W of Iligan City (pop: 342,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (37 mi) WNW of Marawi City (pop: 143,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
129 km (80 mi) NW of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
779 km (484 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released5.6 x 1015 joules (1562 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.3 x 106 tons of TNT or 84 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
7.3649 kmMindanao, PhilippinesUSGS
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User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (46 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Mar 2, 1986 03:00
37 years ago
4.1

33 km
30 km SW of Sipalay, Province of Negros Occidental, Western Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Feb 9, 1986 11:51
37 years ago
4.8

53 km
4.8 km SW of Sipalay, PhilippinesMore
Feb 3, 1986 23:41
37 years ago
4.9

65 km
75 km W of Dipolog City, PhilippinesMore
Jan 27, 1986 03:31
37 years ago
4.6

574 km
79 km NW of Cagayan de Oro, PhilippinesMore
Nov 10, 1985 09:45
37 years ago
4.6

33 km
47 km W of Isulan, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Nov 8, 1985 08:38
37 years ago
5.1

46 km
49 km W of Isulan, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Nov 8, 1985 07:00
37 years ago
5.0

33 km
Mindanao, PhilippinesMore
Oct 22, 1985 18:02
37 years ago
4.4

604 km
47 km W of Kalamansig, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Sep 8, 1985 15:59
37 years ago
5.1

59 km
6.8 km SW of Asia, Province of Negros Occidental, Western Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Aug 4, 1985 02:36
38 years ago
6.4

36 km
Sagayaran Island, 37 km S of Muricay, PhilippinesMore
Jun 26, 1985 03:05
38 years ago
5.4

538 km
53 km SE of Tagbilaran, Bohol, Central Visayas, PhilippinesMore
May 31, 1985 07:54
38 years ago
4.7

619 km
78 km SW of Cotabato City, PH.14.B8, Mindanao Musulman, PhilippinesMore
Apr 27, 1985 04:15
38 years ago
5.1

598 km
Bohol, PhilippinesMore
Apr 10, 1985 20:38
38 years ago
4.7

34 km
68 km W of Isulan, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Mar 26, 1985 00:15
38 years ago
5.0

28 km
Mindanao, PhilippinesMore
Mar 22, 1985 19:33
38 years ago
5.0

36 km
Sagayaran Island, 33 km SE of Muricay, PhilippinesMore
Mar 22, 1985 19:03
38 years ago
5.0

52 km
Sagayaran Island, 29 km SE of Muricay, PhilippinesMore
Mar 20, 1985 00:58
38 years ago
4.8

10 km
Mindanao, PhilippinesMore
Mar 18, 1985 22:48
38 years ago
5.0

33 km
9.8 km N of Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga Peninsula, PhilippinesMore
Mar 18, 1985 20:49
38 years ago
5.5

33 km
Sagayaran Island, 25 km SE of Muricay, PhilippinesMore
Mar 18, 1985 19:49
38 years ago
6.5

33 km
Sagayaran Island, 10.6 km SE of Muricay, PhilippinesMore
Jan 28, 1985 15:30
38 years ago
5.0

62 km
20 km SE of Central, Province of Davao del Sur, PhilippinesMore
Jan 28, 1985 05:10
38 years ago
4.0

33 km
86 km SW of Cotabato City, PH.14.B8, Mindanao Musulman, PhilippinesMore
Jan 6, 1985 16:26
38 years ago
4.9

43 km
63 km SW of Cotabato City, PH.14.B8, Mindanao Musulman, PhilippinesMore
Dec 23, 1984 08:37
38 years ago
4.1

33 km
Mindanao, PhilippinesMore
Dec 15, 1984 12:53
38 years ago
4.5

610 km
Mindanao, PhilippinesMore
Dec 11, 1984 16:17
38 years ago
4.6

546 km
100 km W of Lake Sebu, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Dec 3, 1984 13:41
38 years ago
4.6

21 km
70 km NW of Zamboanga, Zamboanga Peninsula, PhilippinesMore
Nov 28, 1984 16:46
38 years ago
4.7

39 km
37 km SW of Valencia, Province of Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, PhilippinesMore
Nov 28, 1984 11:59
38 years ago
5.2

33 km
Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, 46 km SE of Marawi City, PhilippinesMore
Nov 28, 1984 02:22
38 years ago
4.8

10 km
Province of Maguindanao, 46 km S of Marawi City, PhilippinesMore
Nov 28, 1984 02:19
38 years ago
4.6

10 km
Mindanao, PhilippinesMore
Nov 27, 1984 23:34
38 years ago
5.9

11 km
Province of Maguindanao, 46 km S of Marawi City, PhilippinesMore
Nov 25, 1984 06:05
38 years ago
4.8

34 km
Province of Maguindanao, 43 km S of Marawi City, PhilippinesMore
Nov 21, 1984 14:47
38 years ago
4.8

71 km
Province of Agusan del Sur, Caraga, 45 km E of Malaybalay, PhilippinesMore
Nov 2, 1984 06:33
38 years ago
5.7

24 km
Province of Agusan del Sur, 29 km W of Bislig City, PhilippinesMore
Nov 2, 1984 04:50
38 years ago
5.5

28 km
Province of Agusan del Sur, 33 km W of Bislig City, PhilippinesMore
Sep 29, 1984 11:32
38 years ago
5.1

44 km
98 km SW of Koronadal, Province of South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Aug 2, 1984 07:33
39 years ago
5.3

605 km
83 km SW of Cotabato City, PH.14.B8, Mindanao Musulman, PhilippinesMore
Jun 27, 1984 20:59
39 years ago
4.8

55 km
65 km SW of Cotabato City, PH.14.B8, Mindanao Musulman, PhilippinesMore
Jun 22, 1984 12:27
39 years ago
5.3

633 km
12 km NE of Ozamiz City, PhilippinesMore
Jun 10, 1984 22:23
39 years ago
4.8

226 km
24 km SE of Digos, Province of Davao del Sur, PhilippinesMore
May 23, 1984 14:57
39 years ago
4.5

598 km
67 km SW of Kalamansig, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, PhilippinesMore
Apr 19, 1984 20:33
39 years ago
4.7

643 km
Mindanao, PhilippinesMore
Apr 11, 1984 15:34
39 years ago
4.9

51 km
27 km N of Butuan, Province of Agusan del Norte, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Apr 11, 1984 15:04
39 years ago
5.5

33 km
43 km SW of Dumaguete City, PhilippinesMore
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