Very strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Monday, October 27, 1924 at 19:57 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 20 km depth
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.152°N / 124.337°E↗ (Philippines)
Antipode: 7.152°S / 55.663°W↗
Nearest volcano: Blit (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) WNW of Pagaluñgan (Maguindanao) (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WSW of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SE of Cotabato City (pop: 179,400) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) W of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WSW of Midsayap (pop: 32,900) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SSE of Parang (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NNW of Maganoy (Maguindanao) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NW of Tacurong City (pop: 54,600) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NW of Koronadal City (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
906 km (563 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.2||20 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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