Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Friday, 28 August 1987 at 16:44 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 52 km depth
Depth: 51.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.281°N / 126.362°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (28 mi) NE of Santa Monica (pop: 2,280) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NNE of Pilar (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NE of Del Carmen (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NNE of Dapa (pop: 8,820) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NNE of Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) E of Loreto (Dinagat Islands) (pop: 5,400) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SE of Sulangan (pop: 3,030) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) ENE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) NE of Cagayan de Oro (pop: 445,100) --> See nearby quakes!
757 km (470 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||52 km||Philippine Islands region (Philippines)||USGS|
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