Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake - 24 km southwest of Pagadian, Philippines, on Friday, 28 December 1928 at 14:19 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.667°N / 123.289°E (Province of Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga Peninsula, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Imbing (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NE of San Miguel (pop: 2,660) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) NE of Margosatubig (Zamboanga del Sur) (pop: 14,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SW of Pagadian (pop: 186,900) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SW of Muricay (pop: 132,100) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Molave (Zamboanga del Sur) (pop: 21,100) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSW of Mahayag (Zamboanga del Sur) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SW of Tangub (Misamis Occidental, Northern Mindanao) (pop: 29,700) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SW of Ozamis City (Northern Mindanao) (pop: 93,100) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) WNW of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
812 km (504 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: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.7||15 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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