Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Sunday, 14 June 1987 at 05:28 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Sunday, 14 June 1987 at 05:28 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 14 Jun 1987 05:28:05 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.342°N / 126.209°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Cabalian (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) NNE of Santa Monica (pop: 2,280) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NNE of Pilar (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) NNE of Del Carmen (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NNE of Dapa (pop: 8,820) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) E of Loreto (Dinagat Islands) (pop: 5,400) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NNE of Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SE of Guiuan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) E of Cebu City (pop: 798,600) --> See nearby quakes!
739 km (459 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.333 kmPhilippine Islands region (Philippines)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) 14 June 1987 05:28 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (7 quakes):
  • 27 Jul 1987 23:35 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Jun 1987 15:47 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    49.6 km (30.8 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jun 1987 20:58 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jun 1987 18:29 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    45.1 km (28 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jun 1987 16:50 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jun 1987 15:56 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    43 km (26.7 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jun 1987 08:48 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    63.9 km (39.7 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Sunday, 14 June 1987 at 05:28 (GMT)
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