Major magnitude 6.9 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 143 km northeast of Catarman, Philippines, on Monday, March 3, 2008 at 14:11 (GMT)

Major magnitude 6.9 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 143 km northeast of Catarman, Philippines, on Monday, March 3, 2008 at 14:11 (GMT)

Major magnitude 6.9 earthquake at 24 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Mar 3, 2008 14:11:14 UTC
Magnitude: 6.9
Depth: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.351°N / 125.63°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 13.351°S / 54.37°W
Nearest volcano: Bulusan (183 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) NE of Cabodiongan (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) NE of Laoang (Northern Samar) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) NE of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) E of Virac (Catanduanes) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) NE of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) ENE of Sorsogon (pop: 82,700) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) ENE of Irosin (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) NNE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) N of Borongan City (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
521 km (324 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> 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!) | about seismic energy
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6.924 kmPhilippine Islands region (Philippines)USGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (109 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Aug 30, 2008 12:04
13 years ago
5.2

50 km
Philippine Sea, 23 km NE of Gubat, Province of Sorsogon, Bicol, PhilippinesMore
Aug 28, 2008 12:38
13 years ago
4.3

42 km
Philippine Sea, 22 km N of Biri, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Aug 20, 2008 13:18
13 years ago
5.3

36 km
Philippine Sea, 21 km E of Gubat, Province of Sorsogon, Bicol, PhilippinesMore
Aug 17, 2008 20:46
13 years ago
5.4

10 km
Philippine Sea, 20 km E of Gubat, Province of Sorsogon, Bicol, PhilippinesMore
Aug 17, 2008 19:58
13 years ago
4.4

46 km
Philippine Sea, 40 km E of Balombon Island, PhilippinesMore
Aug 17, 2008 14:41
13 years ago
4.7

10 km
Philippine Sea, 14 km E of Balombon Island, PhilippinesMore
Aug 17, 2008 14:40
13 years ago
4.6

10 km
Philippine Sea, 13 km E of Gubat, Province of Sorsogon, Bicol, PhilippinesMore
Aug 17, 2008 06:28
13 years ago
4.7

31 km
Philippine Sea, 25 km NE of Gubat, Province of Sorsogon, Bicol, PhilippinesMore
Aug 17, 2008 04:12
13 years ago
4.5

10 km
Philippine Sea, 28 km E of Gubat, Province of Sorsogon, Bicol, PhilippinesMore
Aug 17, 2008 00:05
13 years ago
4.4

10 km
Philippine Sea, 58 km N of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Aug 16, 2008 20:43
13 years ago
4.5

10 km
Philippine Sea, 28 km NE of Biri, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Aug 15, 2008 21:53
13 years ago
4.5

10 km
Philippine Sea, 28 km NE of Biri, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Aug 15, 2008 19:08
13 years ago
4.4

10 km
Philippine Sea, 28 km N of Biri, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Aug 15, 2008 10:25
13 years ago
6.0

10 km
Philippine Sea, 21 km E of Gubat, Province of Sorsogon, Bicol, PhilippinesMore
Aug 12, 2008 04:05
13 years ago
4.6

35 km
Philippine Sea, 498 km E of Manila, PhilippinesMore
Jul 31, 2008 13:25
13 years ago
4.1

35 km
Philippine Sea, 68 km NE of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jul 24, 2008 23:30
14 years ago
4.3

35 km
Philippine Sea, 9.3 km N of Arteche, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jul 15, 2008 01:28
14 years ago
4.5

59 km
Philippine Sea, 46 km NE of Gamay, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jul 2, 2008 17:52
14 years ago
4.6

116 km
Philippine Sea, 44 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Jul 1, 2008 19:12
14 years ago
4.3

10 km
Philippine Sea, 167 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Jul 1, 2008 17:49
14 years ago
4.3

1.5 km
Philippine Sea, 487 km E of Manila, PhilippinesMore
Jun 26, 2008 22:39
14 years ago
4.4

35 km
Philippine Sea, 33 km E of Dolores, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 26, 2008 15:28
14 years ago
4.4

35 km
Philippine Sea, 45 km E of Dolores, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 25, 2008 21:22
14 years ago
4.7

56 km
Philippine Sea, 32 km E of Dolores, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 25, 2008 06:40
14 years ago
5.4

68 km
Philippine Sea, 19 km E of Dolores, Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 19, 2008 14:43
14 years ago
4.3

35 km
Philippine Sea, 159 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Jun 9, 2008 21:52
14 years ago
4.3

57 km
Philippine Sea, 146 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Jun 7, 2008 12:39
14 years ago
4.2

35 km
Philippine Sea, 56 km NE of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Jun 7, 2008 00:07
14 years ago
4.6

53 km
Philippine Sea, 165 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
May 27, 2008 01:57
14 years ago
4.4

35 km
Philippine Sea, 57 km N of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
May 19, 2008 15:02
14 years ago
4.8

62 km
10.9 km SE of Catarman, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
May 7, 2008 11:47
14 years ago
4.4

10 km
Philippine Sea, 144 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
May 4, 2008 09:19
14 years ago
4.4

10 km
Philippine Sea, 168 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Apr 23, 2008 20:19
14 years ago
4.1

35 km
Philippine Sea, 28 km NE of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Apr 20, 2008 05:44
14 years ago
4.1

98 km
Philippine Sea, 19 km N of Pambujan, PhilippinesMore
Apr 20, 2008 05:25
14 years ago
5.2

33 km
Philippine Sea, 29 km N of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Apr 20, 2008 04:19
14 years ago
4.3

35 km
Philippine Sea, 30 km N of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Apr 20, 2008 03:32
14 years ago
4.5

61 km
Philippine Sea, 22 km N of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Apr 18, 2008 20:17
14 years ago
4.2

63 km
Philippine Sea, 16 km N of Pambujan, PhilippinesMore
Apr 18, 2008 18:33
14 years ago
4.5

86 km
Philippine Sea, 18 km NW of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Apr 17, 2008 22:38
14 years ago
4.6

10 km
Philippine Sea, 177 km E of Sorsogon, Bicol, PhilippinesMore
Apr 14, 2008 02:36
14 years ago
4.1

10 km
Philippine Sea, 94 km NE of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Apr 10, 2008 16:56
14 years ago
3.7

35 km
Philippine Sea, 53 km N of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Apr 10, 2008 01:56
14 years ago
3.8

35 km
Philippine Sea, 45 km NE of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Apr 8, 2008 14:10
14 years ago
4.3

10 km
Philippine Sea, 184 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Apr 8, 2008 12:24
14 years ago
4.6

10 km
Philippine Sea, 85 km NE of Cabatuan, PhilippinesMore
Apr 8, 2008 11:02
14 years ago
4.5

10 km
Philippine Sea, 85 km NE of Cabatuan, PhilippinesMore
Apr 4, 2008 05:17
14 years ago
4.5

10 km
Philippine Sea, 151 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Apr 2, 2008 19:44
14 years ago
4.5

10 km
Philippine Sea, 241 km NE of Catbalogan, PhilippinesMore
Apr 2, 2008 15:05
14 years ago
4.7

18 km
Philippine Sea, 498 km E of Manila, PhilippinesMore
Apr 1, 2008 23:09
14 years ago
5.0

20 km
Philippine Sea, 498 km E of Manila, PhilippinesMore
Mar 31, 2008 01:43
14 years ago
4.5

10 km
Philippine Sea, 184 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 31, 2008 01:37
14 years ago
4.7

10 km
Philippine Sea, 165 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 29, 2008 12:01
14 years ago
4.5

10 km
Philippine Sea, 186 km E of Sorsogon, Bicol, PhilippinesMore
Mar 29, 2008 03:01
14 years ago
5.7

8 km
Philippine Sea, 143 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 27, 2008 02:28
14 years ago
4.5

10 km
Philippine Sea, 161 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 26, 2008 17:34
14 years ago
4.7

16 km
Philippine Sea, 92 km NE of Gamay, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Mar 26, 2008 11:09
14 years ago
4.7

10 km
Philippine Sea, 166 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 26, 2008 10:45
14 years ago
4.5

10 km
Philippine Sea, 163 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 25, 2008 22:31
14 years ago
4.8

10 km
Philippine Sea, 96 km NE of Gamay, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Mar 22, 2008 14:25
14 years ago
4.3

10 km
Philippine Sea, 97 km NE of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Mar 21, 2008 21:52
14 years ago
4.5

10 km
Philippine Sea, 95 km NE of Cabatuan, PhilippinesMore
Mar 21, 2008 17:40
14 years ago
5.0

37 km
Philippine Sea, 89 km NE of Cabatuan, PhilippinesMore
Mar 20, 2008 14:33
14 years ago
4.2

10 km
Philippine Sea, 161 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 19, 2008 20:23
14 years ago
4.2

10 km
Philippine Sea, 79 km NE of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Mar 19, 2008 08:30
14 years ago
4.5

10 km
Philippine Sea, 91 km NE of Cabatuan, PhilippinesMore
Mar 19, 2008 04:41
14 years ago
4.5

10 km
Philippine Sea, 151 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 18, 2008 21:24
14 years ago
4.2

10 km
Philippine Sea, 89 km NE of Cabatuan, PhilippinesMore
Mar 17, 2008 15:32
14 years ago
4.4

10 km
Philippine Sea, 94 km NE of Cabatuan, PhilippinesMore
Mar 16, 2008 21:45
14 years ago
4.3

16 km
Philippine Sea, 160 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 16, 2008 05:18
14 years ago
5.0

15 km
Philippine Sea, 136 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 15, 2008 16:42
14 years ago
5.2

35 km
Philippine Sea, 48 km NE of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Mar 15, 2008 04:34
14 years ago
4.0

10 km
Philippine Sea, 151 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 11, 2008 15:47
14 years ago
4.5

54 km
Philippine Sea, 8.6 km N of San Policarpo, PhilippinesMore
Mar 11, 2008 15:39
14 years ago
4.2

37 km
Philippine Sea, 33 km NE of San Policarpo, PhilippinesMore
Mar 9, 2008 21:41
14 years ago
4.2

10 km
Philippine Sea, 495 km E of Manila, PhilippinesMore
Mar 9, 2008 19:03
14 years ago
4.3

10 km
Philippine Sea, 64 km NE of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Mar 9, 2008 14:51
14 years ago
4.4

10 km
Philippine Sea, 495 km E of Manila, PhilippinesMore
Mar 7, 2008 07:58
14 years ago
5.2

44 km
Philippine Sea, 81 km NE of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Mar 7, 2008 07:35
14 years ago
3.9

10 km
Philippine Sea, 451 km E of Manila, PhilippinesMore
Mar 6, 2008 23:35
14 years ago
3.7

10 km
Philippine Sea, 474 km E of Manila, PhilippinesMore
Mar 6, 2008 22:16
14 years ago
4.1

10 km
Philippine Sea, 199 km E of Sorsogon, Bicol, PhilippinesMore
Mar 6, 2008 07:56
14 years ago
4.3

24 km
Philippine Sea, 179 km E of Sorsogon, Bicol, PhilippinesMore
Mar 5, 2008 17:56
14 years ago
4.5

10 km
Philippine Sea, 145 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 5, 2008 16:53
14 years ago
4.5

10 km
Philippine Sea, 142 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 5, 2008 16:10
14 years ago
4.7

10 km
Philippine Sea, 93 km NE of Cabodiongan, PhilippinesMore
Mar 4, 2008 19:06
14 years ago
4.3

36 km
Philippine Sea, 153 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 4, 2008 18:34
14 years ago
4.5

39 km
Philippine Sea, 99 km NE of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Mar 4, 2008 14:58
14 years ago
4.2

10 km
Philippine Sea, 141 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 3, 2008 23:24
14 years ago
4.0

10 km
Philippine Sea, 141 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 3, 2008 22:08
14 years ago
4.1

20 km
Philippine Sea, 143 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 3, 2008 20:14
14 years ago
4.3

10 km
Philippine Sea, 179 km E of Sorsogon, Bicol, PhilippinesMore
Mar 3, 2008 20:06
14 years ago
5.3

10 km
Philippine Sea, 499 km E of Manila, PhilippinesMore
Mar 3, 2008 19:58
14 years ago
4.6

10 km
Philippine Sea, 76 km E of Virac, Catanduanes, Bicol, PhilippinesMore
Mar 3, 2008 18:58
14 years ago
4.4

10 km
Philippine Sea, 173 km E of Sorsogon, Bicol, PhilippinesMore
Mar 3, 2008 18:16
14 years ago
4.3

10 km
Philippine Sea, 172 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 3, 2008 18:04
14 years ago
4.6

10 km
Philippine Sea, 207 km E of Sorsogon, Bicol, PhilippinesMore
Mar 3, 2008 17:12
14 years ago
4.8

10 km
Philippine Sea, 150 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 3, 2008 16:25
14 years ago
4.3

17 km
Philippine Sea, 97 km NE of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Mar 3, 2008 15:42
14 years ago
4.4

10 km
Philippine Sea, 92 km NE of Palapag, PhilippinesMore
Mar 3, 2008 15:35
14 years ago
4.9

10 km
Philippine Sea, 94 km NE of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Mar 3, 2008 15:11
14 years ago
4.4

10 km
Philippine Sea, 77 km NE of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Mar 3, 2008 15:03
14 years ago
4.7

10 km
Philippine Sea, 96 km NE of Cabodiongan, PhilippinesMore
Mar 3, 2008 14:49
14 years ago
4.3

10 km
Philippine Sea, 70 km N of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Mar 3, 2008 14:45
14 years ago
4.0

10 km
Philippine Sea, 162 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 3, 2008 14:41
14 years ago
4.6

10 km
Philippine Sea, 89 km NE of Laoang, Northern Samar, Eastern Visayas, PhilippinesMore
Mar 3, 2008 14:29
14 years ago
3.8

10 km
Philippine Sea, 148 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 3, 2008 14:28
14 years ago
4.5

10 km
Philippine Sea, 141 km NE of Catarman, PhilippinesMore
Mar 3, 2008 14:24
14 years ago
4.8

10 km
Philippine Sea, 100 km NE of Laoang, PhilippinesMore
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