Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Tuesday, 21 July 1987 at 13:47 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 27 km depth
Depth: 27.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.226°N / 126.591°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (40 mi) ENE of Santa Monica (pop: 2,280) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NE of Pilar (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NE of Dapa (pop: 8,820) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ENE of Del Carmen (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NE of Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (80 mi) ENE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NNE of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (113 mi) NE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) NE of Libertad (pop: 250,400) --> See nearby quakes!
780 km (485 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||27 km||Philippine Islands region (Philippines)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) 21 July 1987 13:47 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 25 Jul 1987 14:50 UTC| M 4.7 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|14 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details