Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 163 km northeast of Tandag, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, Philippines, on Sunday, September 14, 1924 at 14:08 GMT
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Very strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.921°N / 127.409°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 9.921°S / 52.591°W
Nearest volcano: Paco (210 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
143 km (89 mi) E of Union (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (100 mi) ENE of Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NE of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) NE of Bah-Bah (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 28,600) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) NE of Bayugan (pop: 40,600) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) NE of San Francisco (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 18,500) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) NNE of Bislig City (pop: 67,600) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) NE of Talacogon (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) NE of Bunawan (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
871 km (541 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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|6.4||15 km||Philippine Islands region (Philippines)||USGS|
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