Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Friday, 18 February 1983 at 19:07 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 64 km depth
Depth: 63.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.548°N / 126.369°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Balut (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) ESE of Caburan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) ESE of Mangili (pop: 3,020) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SE of Lapuan (pop: 3,830) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) SE of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) ESE of Alabel (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SE of Maluñgun (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) ESE of General Santos (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) S of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) SSE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
1167 km (725 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||64 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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