Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Leyte, Philippines, on Wednesday, 9 September 1987 at 16:54 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 152 km depth
Depth: 152.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.733°N / 125.907°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Hingatungan (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Sulangan (pop: 3,030) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSE of Guiuan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NE of Loreto (Dinagat Islands) (pop: 5,400) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SE of Giporlos (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Abuyog (Leyte) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) ESE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) ESE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NNE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) N of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
686 km (426 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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