Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 49 km northeast of Mati, Philippines, on Tuesday, 11 May 1993 at 18:26 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 49 km northeast of Mati, Philippines, on Tuesday, 11 May 1993 at 18:26 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 59 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: 11 May 1993 18:26:51 UTC
Magnitude: 7
Depth: 58.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.219°N / 126.57°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) E of Manay (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) ESE of San Mariano (Compostela Valley) (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) ENE of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) SE of Compostela (pop: 42,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SE of Monkayo (pop: 51,400) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) ESE of Magugpo Poblacion (pop: 233,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) E of Samal (pop: 43,500) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Panabo (pop: 84,700) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) E of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
7.059 kmMindanao, PhilippinesUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (21 quakes):
  • 20 Apr 1995 08:45 UTC
    | M 6.6 |
    94.1 km (58.5 mi) depth
    |
    107 km (67 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 97 km southeast of Mati, Philippines, on Thursday, 20 April 1995 at 08:45 (GMT)
  • 04 Apr 1995 17:21 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    100 km (62.1 mi) depth
    |
    130 km (80 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Jan 1995 06:30 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    161.1 km (100.1 mi) depth
    |
    127 km (79 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Dec 1994 11:19 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    17.6 km (10.9 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Nov 1994 11:52 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    41.5 km (25.8 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Oct 1994 03:16 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    125 km (78 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Sep 1994 08:45 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    51 km (31.7 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Sep 1994 04:54 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    79.4 km (49.3 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Sep 1994 13:55 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    87.5 km (54.4 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Aug 1994 16:03 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    100.1 km (62.2 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Jul 1994 17:59 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    45.8 km (28.5 mi) depth
    |
    135 km (84 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Jun 1994 11:19 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    37.1 km (23.1 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Mar 1994 18:40 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    98 km (61 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Dec 1993 08:47 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    28.1 km (17.5 mi) depth
    |
    86 km (53 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Nov 1993 15:02 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    160.5 km (99.7 mi) depth
    |
    120 km (75 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Oct 1993 07:18 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    45.6 km (28.3 mi) depth
    |
    106 km (66 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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