Major magnitude 7.8 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 135 km southeast of General Santos City, Philippines, on Friday, March 14, 1913 at 08:45 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.8 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.354°N / 126.121°E↗ (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 5.354°S / 53.879°W↗
Nearest volcano: Balut (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (45 mi) E of Sarangani (Davao del Sur) (pop: 7,510) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SE of Caburan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SE of Mangili (pop: 3,020) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) ESE of Glan (Sarangani) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SE of Malapatan (Sarangani) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SE of Alabel (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) SSE of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SE of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) SE of Maluñgun (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) SE of Koronadal City (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1016 joules (8784 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7.6 x 106 tons of TNT or 472.4 atomic bombs!) More info
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|7.8||15 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 23 Oct 1914 06:18 UTC| M 7.4 |35 km (21.7 mi) depth|256 km (159 mi) distance| USGS | Major magnitude 7.4 earthquake - Philippines Sea, Indonesia, on Friday, October 23, 1914 at 06:18 (GMT)