Very strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 13 km northeast of Cabulauan Island, Philippines, on Monday, August 2, 1926 at 05:01 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.356°N / 124.047°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 13.356°S / 55.953°W
Nearest volcano: Pocdol Mountains (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) S of Calolbon (Catanduanes) (pop: 5,010) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SW of Virac (Catanduanes) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) E of Malilipot (Albay) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) E of Tabaco City (pop: 57,900) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) NE of Legazpi (pop: 179,500) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) ESE of Tiwi (Albay) (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) N of Sorsogon (pop: 82,700) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) E of Polangui (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) E of Iriga City (pop: 94,800) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> 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!) | about seismic energy
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|6.6||15 km||Catanduanes, Philippines||USGS|
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