Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Saturday, 17 October 1987 at 16:11 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.348°N / 126.594°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (145 km / 90 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) ENE of Santa Monica (pop: 2,280) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NE of Pilar (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NE of Del Carmen (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NE of Dapa (pop: 8,820) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) ENE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NNE of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) NE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) NE of Libertad (pop: 250,400) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) ESE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
772 km (479 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||33 km||Philippine Islands region (Philippines)||USGS|
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