Very strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Province of Mindoro Occidental, 42 km southwest of Pinamalayan, Philippines, on Friday, June 15, 1928 at 06:12 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.809°N / 121.159°E↗ (Mindoro Occidental, Mimaropa, Philippines)
Antipode: 12.809°S / 58.841°W↗
Nearest volcano: Dagit-Dagitan (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) SW of Malamig (pop: 2,820) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) W of Bansud (Oriental Mindoro) (pop: 13,800) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SW of Pinamalayan (pop: 43,500) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) E of Sablayan (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NW of Mansalay (Oriental Mindoro) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) N of San Jose (pop: 118,800) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) S of Calapan (pop: 66,000) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (48 mi) SE of Mamburao (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) S of Batangas (Calabarzon) (pop: 237,400) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) S of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> 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||25 km||Mindoro, Philippines||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 15 Jun 1928 17:16 UTC| M 6.7 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|18 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake - 24 km east of Sablayan, Province of Mindoro Occidental, Mimaropa, Philippines, on Friday, June 15, 1928 at 17:16 (GMT)