Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Sunday, 14 September 1924 at 14:08 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Sunday, 14 September 1924 at 14:08 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 15 km depth

Date & time: 14 Sep 1924 02:08:08 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.921°N / 127.409°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (210 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
143 km (89 mi) E of Union (Surigao del Norte, Caraga) (pop: 2,370)
163 km (101 mi) NE of Tandag (Surigao del Sur, Caraga) (pop: 29,000)
210 km (131 mi) E of Surigao City (Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga) (pop: 87,800)
222 km (138 mi) NE of Bayugan (Province of Agusan del Sur, Caraga) (pop: 40,600)
231 km (144 mi) ENE of Butuan (Province of Agusan del Norte, Caraga) (pop: 309,700)
279 km (173 mi) ENE of Mariano (Province of Misamis Oriental, Northern Mindanao) (pop: 70,500)
373 km (232 mi) NNE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500)
445 km (276 mi) NE of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (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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M 6.415 kmPhilippine Islands region (Philippines)USGS
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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Sunday, 14 September 1924 at 14:08 (GMT)
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