Major magnitude 7.4 earthquake - 4.1 km northeast of Basak, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, Philippines, on Wednesday, December 19, 1928 at 11:37 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.4 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.753°N / 124.178°E↗ (Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, Philippines)
Antipode: 6.753°S / 55.822°W↗
Nearest volcano: Blit (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) NE of Basak (pop: 3,780) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Maganoy (Maguindanao, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) WNW of Laguilayan (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SSW of Pagaluñgan (Maguindanao, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) WNW of Isulan (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) W of Tacurong City (pop: 54,600) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SW of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSW of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) WNW of Koronadal City (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
940 km (584 mi) SSE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1015 joules (2206 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 x 106 tons of TNT or 118.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|7.4||25 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 28 Dec 1928 14:19 UTC| M 6.7 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|141 km (88 mi) distance| USGS | Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake - 24 km southwest of Pagadian, Philippines, on Friday, December 28, 1928 at 14:19 (GMT)