Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Saturday, 12 March 1983 at 07:21 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 74 km depth
Depth: 74.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.495°N / 126.56°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Balut (132 km / 82 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km (65 mi) SSE of Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) SE of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) ESE of Alabel (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) ESE of Maluñgun (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SSE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) ESE of General Santos (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) ESE of Polomolok (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) SE of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) SSE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
1183 km (735 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||74 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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