Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Wednesday, 17 June 1987 at 15:47 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 50 km depth
Depth: 49.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.299°N / 126.269°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (114 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) NE of Santa Monica (pop: 2,280) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NNE of Pilar (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NE of Del Carmen (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NNE of Dapa (pop: 8,820) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (48 mi) E of Loreto (Dinagat Islands) (pop: 5,400) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NNE of Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) SE of Sulangan (pop: 3,030) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) NE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) NNE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
748 km (464 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||50 km||Philippine Islands region (Philippines)||USGS|
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