Very strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - 12 km northeast of Lupon, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Thursday, February 7, 1918 at 05:20 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.993°N / 126.059°E↗ (Province of Davao Oriental, Davao, Philippines)
Antipode: 6.993°S / 53.941°W↗
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) NNE of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) ESE of Samal (pop: 43,500) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) E of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SE of Panabo (pop: 84,700) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSE of Magugpo Poblacion (pop: 233,300) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) S of Compostela (pop: 42,600) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NE of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ENE of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) E of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1015 joules (392 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 21.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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