Very strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 48 km southwest of Glan, Philippines, on Thursday, May 20, 1926 at 07:02 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.473°N / 124.957°E↗ (Celebes Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 5.473°S / 55.043°W↗
Nearest volcano: Balut (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) S of Maasim (pop: 5,850) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SW of Glan (Sarangani) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SSW of Malapatan (Sarangani) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SSW of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSW of Alabel (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) S of Polomolok (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SSE of Lake Sebu (pop: 21,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) S of Tupi (South Cotabato) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSW of Maluñgun (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) S of Koronadal City (pop: 125,500) --> 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||35 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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