Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Monday, 3 March 2008 at 14:11 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake  - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Monday, 3 March 2008 at 14:11 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake at 24 km depth

Date & time: 3 Mar 2008 02:11:14 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.9
Depth: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.351°N / 125.63°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Bulusan (183 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
106 km (66 mi) NNE of Palapag (Northern Samar) (pop: 8,340)
110 km (68 mi) NE of Laoang (Northern Samar) (pop: 16,700)
113 km (70 mi) NNE of Gamay (Northern Samar) (pop: 9,130)
143 km (89 mi) NE of Catarman (pop: 47,400)
182 km (113 mi) NE of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900)
182 km (113 mi) ENE of Sorsogon (pop: 82,700)
244 km (152 mi) NNE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100)
283 km (176 mi) NNE of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200)
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!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.924 kmPhilippine Islands region (Philippines)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.9 quake Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) 3 March 14:11 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (9 quakes):
  • 20 Apr 2008 05:25 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33.4 km (20.8 mi) depth
    |
    83 km (52 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Apr 2008 23:09 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    19.8 km (12.3 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Mar 2008 03:01 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Mar 2008 17:40 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    37.2 km (23.1 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    13851 km (8606 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 16 Mar 2008 05:18 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    14.7 km (9.1 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Mar 2008 16:42 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    62 km (38 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Mar 2008 07:58 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    43.8 km (27.2 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Mar 2008 20:06 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Monday, 3 March 2008 at 14:11 (GMT)
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