Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Tuesday, 11 March 1997 at 19:22 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake  - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Tuesday, 11 March 1997 at 19:22 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 11 Mar 1997 07:22:00 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.742°N / 127.647°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (181 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
121 km (75 mi) E of Kinablangan (Davao Oriental, Davao Region) (pop: 5,420)
180 km (112 mi) NE of Mati (Davao Oriental, Davao Region) (pop: 105,900)
206 km (128 mi) E of Magugpo Poblacion (Davao del Norte, Davao Region) (pop: 233,300)
236 km (147 mi) NE of Davao (Davao Region) (pop: 1,212,500)
268 km (166 mi) SE of Butuan (Agusan Del Norte, Caraga) (pop: 309,700)
328 km (204 mi) NE of General Santos (Region XII) (pop: 679,600)
340 km (212 mi) SE of Cagayan de Oro (Misamis Oriental, Northern Mindanao) (pop: 445,100)
359 km (223 mi) E of Budta (SOCCSKSARGEN) (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1015 joules (392 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 21.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
11 Mar 1997 19:22:00 GMT
6.9
10 km
Philippine Islands Region ( Philippines)USGS
11 Mar 1997 19:22:00 GMT
6.9
10 km
Philippine Islands Region ( Philippines)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.9 quake Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) 11 March 19:22 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
  • 21 Aug 1997 20:27 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    54.5 km (33.9 mi) depth
    |
    110 km (68 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Jul 1997 03:40 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    120 km (74 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Apr 1997 04:53 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    117 km (72 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Mar 1997 09:24 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    81 km (50 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Mar 1997 09:48 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    80.9 km (50.3 mi) depth
    |
    95 km (59 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Tuesday, 11 March 1997 at 19:22 (GMT)
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