Very strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 12 km northwest of Sigaboy Island, Philippines, on Wednesday, November 16, 1927 at 21:10 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.678°N / 125.972°E↗ (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 6.678°S / 54.028°W↗
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) WNW of Sigaboy (Davao Oriental) (pop: 7,980) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) S of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SW of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) NE of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SE of Samal (pop: 43,500) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) E of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SSE of Panabo (pop: 84,700) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) SSE of Magugpo Poblacion (pop: 233,300) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) ESE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1015 joules (392 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 21.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.9||35 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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