Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Leyte, Philippines, on Monday, 15 June 1987 at 06:22 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 85 km depth
Depth: 85.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.361°N / 125.94°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Cabalian (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) NNW of Santa Monica (pop: 2,280) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) E of Loreto (Dinagat Islands) (pop: 5,400) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) N of Del Carmen (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NNW of Pilar (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) NE of Dinagat (pop: 2,600) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) N of Dapa (pop: 8,820) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) SSE of Guiuan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NNE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
716 km (445 mi) SE 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||85 km||Leyte, Philippines||USGS|
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