Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Sunday, 14 June 1987 at 05:07 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Sunday, 14 June 1987 at 05:07 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 13 km depth

Date & time: 14 Jun 1987 05:07:26 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Profondeur: 13.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.429°N / 126.147°E (Philippines)
Volcan le plus près: Cabalian (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km NNE de Santa Monica (pop: 2,280) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
63 km N de Pilar (pop: 2,390) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
63 km E de Loreto (Dinagat Islands) (pop: 5,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
65 km NNE de Del Carmen (pop: 4,280) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
66 km SSE de Sulangan (pop: 3,030) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
75 km N de Dapa (pop: 8,820) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
81 km SE de Guiuan (Eastern Samar) (pop: 11,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
101 km NE de Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
247 km E de Cebu (pop: 798,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
728 km SE de Manille (pop: 1,600,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.213 kmPhilippine Islands region (Philippines)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) 14 June 1987 05:07 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (24 quakes):
  • 11 Nov 1987 15:30 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    25.3 km (15.7 mi) depth
    |
    75 km (47 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Oct 1987 16:11 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Oct 1987 03:40 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    57.3 km (35.6 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Sep 1987 16:54 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    152.1 km (94.5 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Aug 1987 16:44 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    51.6 km (32.1 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Jul 1987 23:35 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Jul 1987 14:50 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (31 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Jul 1987 13:47 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    27.3 km (17 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (33 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Jul 1987 17:04 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    70 km (43 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Jul 1987 16:43 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    35.7 km (22.2 mi) depth
    |
    63 km (39 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Jul 1987 08:44 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Jul 1987 06:51 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Jul 1987 20:45 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Jul 1987 13:58 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Jun 1987 15:47 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    49.6 km (30.8 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Jun 1987 06:22 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    85.3 km (53 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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