Major magnitude 6.9 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 180 km northeast of Mati, Philippines, on Tuesday, March 11, 1997 at 19:22 (GMT)

Major magnitude 6.9 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 180 km northeast of Mati, Philippines, on Tuesday, March 11, 1997 at 19:22 (GMT)

Major magnitude 6.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Mar 11, 1997 19:22:00 UTC
Magnitude: 6.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.742°N / 127.647°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 7.742°S / 52.353°W
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (181 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
121 km (75 mi) E of Kinablangan (pop: 5,420) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) ENE of Manay (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) ESE of Bislig City (pop: 67,600) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) E of Compostela (pop: 42,600) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) E of Monkayo (pop: 51,400) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) E of Trento (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) ENE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) E of San Mariano (Compostela Valley) (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) E of Nabunturan (Davao de Oro) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) E of Veruela (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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!) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.910 kmPhilippine Islands region (Philippines)USGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (26 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Sep 6, 1997 16:12
24 years ago
4.4

95 km
Philippine Sea, 43 km SE of Daquit Island, PhilippinesMore
Sep 5, 1997 04:03
24 years ago
4.5

33 km
Philippine Sea, 107 km E of Daquit Island, PhilippinesMore
Aug 31, 1997 17:44
24 years ago
4.2

33 km
Philippine Sea, 113 km E of Tandag, PhilippinesMore
Aug 21, 1997 20:27
24 years ago
5.2

55 km
Philippine Sea, 74 km E of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Aug 8, 1997 00:47
24 years ago
4.5

150 km
48 km NE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Jul 11, 1997 01:21
24 years ago
4.5

33 km
Philippine Sea, 122 km NE of Bislig City, PhilippinesMore
Jul 10, 1997 19:46
24 years ago
4.2

33 km
Philippine Sea, 35 km NE of Pangasinan Island, PhilippinesMore
Jul 10, 1997 03:40
24 years ago
5.3

50 km
Philippine Sea, 39 km SE of Bislig City, PhilippinesMore
Jun 13, 1997 19:29
24 years ago
4.2

33 km
Philippine Sea, 168 km E of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
May 21, 1997 10:37
25 years ago
4.1

33 km
Philippine Sea, 141 km E of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
May 17, 1997 01:41
25 years ago
4.4

33 km
Philippine Sea, 178 km E of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Apr 23, 1997 11:37
25 years ago
4.1

33 km
Philippine Sea, 94 km NE of Bislig City, PhilippinesMore
Apr 13, 1997 12:09
25 years ago
4.1

64 km
Philippine Sea, 159 km NE of Bagoso Island, PhilippinesMore
Apr 13, 1997 04:53
25 years ago
5.2

50 km
Philippine Sea, 42 km SE of Bislig City, PhilippinesMore
Apr 9, 1997 13:22
25 years ago
4.9

55 km
Philippine Sea, 73 km E of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Apr 9, 1997 02:44
25 years ago
4.4

63 km
Philippine Sea, 94 km E of Daquit Island, PhilippinesMore
Apr 2, 1997 07:32
25 years ago
4.4

33 km
Philippine Sea, 74 km NE of Bislig City, PhilippinesMore
Apr 1, 1997 00:50
25 years ago
4.1

33 km
Philippine Sea, 150 km E of Bagoso Island, PhilippinesMore
Mar 28, 1997 09:22
25 years ago
3.9

50 km
Philippine Sea, 122 km E of Daquit Island, PhilippinesMore
Mar 27, 1997 02:38
25 years ago
4.1

33 km
Philippine Sea, 108 km SE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Mar 25, 1997 11:30
25 years ago
4.6

33 km
Philippine Sea, 106 km E of Daquit Island, PhilippinesMore
Mar 19, 1997 22:31
25 years ago
3.9

33 km
Philippine Sea, 194 km E of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Mar 15, 1997 09:24
25 years ago
5.4

33 km
Philippine Sea, 55 km NE of Manay, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Mar 14, 1997 22:03
25 years ago
4.7

53 km
Philippine Sea, 98 km E of Daquit Island, PhilippinesMore
Mar 14, 1997 09:48
25 years ago
5.0

81 km
Philippine Sea, 24 km E of Bagoso Island, PhilippinesMore
Mar 12, 1997 13:24
25 years ago
3.7

81 km
Philippine Sea, 62 km NE of Manay, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore

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