Historic Earthquakes

Magnitude 7.5 MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES
2002 March 05 21:16:09 UTC

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At least 15 people killed, 100 injured and 800 buildings damaged or destroyed in southern and central Mindanao. In South Cotabato Province landslides breached the crater wall of Parker Volcano and fell into Maughan Lake, creating a flood which washed away houses and flooded 9 sub-districts. Local tsunamis with heights estimated at 3 meters caused damage at Kiamba, Maitum and Palimbang. Felt (IX PIVS) at Palimbang; (VIII PIVS) at Kiamba and Maitum; (VII PIVS) at Alabel, General Santos and Sebu; (VI PIVS) at Koronadal; (V PIVS) at Cotabato; (IV PIVS) at Davao City, Kidapawan and Zamboanga; (III PIVS) at Bislig, Malaybalay, Mati and Pagadian; (II PIVS) at Butuan; (I PIVS) at Hibok-Hibok.