Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Wednesday, 14 March 1923 at 20:44 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Mindanao, Philippines, on Wednesday, 14 March 1923 at 20:44 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 35 km depth

Date & time: 14 Mar 1923 08:44:12 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.042°N / 126.873°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (175 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
107 km (67 mi) SE of Tibanbang (Davao Oriental, Davao Region) (pop: 7,840)
125 km (78 mi) SE of Mati (Davao Oriental, Davao Region) (pop: 105,900)
146 km (90 mi) SE of Malita (Davao del Sur, Davao Region) (pop: 41,100)
180 km (112 mi) SE of Davao (Davao Region) (pop: 1,212,500)
185 km (115 mi) SE of Digos (Davao del Sur, Davao Region) (pop: 116,100)
188 km (117 mi) E of General Santos (Region XII) (pop: 679,600)
196 km (122 mi) SE of Magugpo Poblacion (Davao del Norte, Davao Region) (pop: 233,300)
298 km (185 mi) SE of Budta (SOCCSKSARGEN) (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.435 kmMindanao, PhilippinesUSGS
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