Very strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Sulu Sea, 71 km west of San Jose, Philippines, on Sunday, April 27, 1919 at 00:22 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.353°N / 120.41°E↗ (Sulu Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 12.353°S / 59.59°W↗
Nearest volcano: Dagit-Dagitan (150 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) NNE of Coron (Palawan) (pop: 8,720) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) WSW of Calintaan (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SW of Ligaya (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 8,430) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SW of Sablayan (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) W of San Jose (pop: 118,800) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) W of Caminauit (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) S of Mamburao (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) SW of Calapan (pop: 66,000) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) SSW of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (164 mi) SSW of Quezon City (pop: 2,761,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.6||15 km||Mindoro, Philippines||USGS|
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