Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Wednesday, 11 November 1987 at 15:30 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.796°N / 126.389°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (98 km / 61 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) E of Union (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) ESE of Pilar (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) ESE of San Benito (pop: 2,330) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) E of Del Carmen (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ENE of Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NNE of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) NE of Libertad (pop: 250,400) --> See nearby quakes!
795 km (494 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.4||25 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake Mindanao, Philippines, 11 November 1987 15:30 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 28 Dec 1987 07:31 UTC| M 5.0 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|25 km (16 mi) distance| USGS | Details