- Mindanao, Philippines, on Monday, 6 October 1997 at 12:30 (GMT)

 - Mindanao, Philippines, on Monday, 6 October 1997 at 12:30 (GMT)

Tremblement de terre fort magnitude 6.5 at 106 km depth

Date & time: 6 Oct 1997 12:30:05 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Profondeur: 105.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.79°N / 125.779°E (Philippines)
Volcan le plus près: Paco (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km E de Talisay (pop: 2,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
31 km E de Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
79 km NNE de Cabadbaran (pop: 31,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
92 km NNO de Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
97 km NNE de Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
99 km NNE de Libertad (pop: 250,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
99 km NNE de Buenavista (pop: 18,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
129 km NE de Mariano (pop: 70,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
191 km NE de Cagayán de Oro (pop: 445,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
747 km SE de Manille (pop: 1,600,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.5106 kmMindanao, PhilippinesUSGS
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 20 Dec 1997 15:45 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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- Mindanao, Philippines, on Monday, 6 October 1997 at 12:30 (GMT)
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