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Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake - 2.8 km north of Veruela, Province of Agusan del Sur, Caraga, Philippines, on Thursday, June 13, 1929 at 09:24 GMT

Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake - 2.8 km north of Veruela, Province of Agusan del Sur, Caraga, Philippines, on Thursday, June 13, 1929 at 09:24 GMT Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake - 2.8 km north of Veruela, Province of Agusan del Sur, Caraga, Philippines, on Thursday, June 13, 1929 at 09:24 GMT

Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake at 35 km depth

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 13, 1929 09:24:44 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude7.2
Depth35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude8.097°N / 125.948°E (Province of Agusan del Sur, Caraga, Philippines)
Antipode8.097°S / 54.052°W
Shaking intensityVery strong shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoLeonard Range (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities3 km (2 mi) NNW of Veruela (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 18,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
9 km (6 mi) SSW of Bunawan (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 15,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (9 mi) WNW of Trento (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 15,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (21 mi) NNW of Monkayo (Davao) (pop: 51,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (26 mi) WSW of Bislig City (pop: 67,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
49 km (30 mi) S of San Francisco (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 18,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) NNW of Compostela (Davao) (pop: 42,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
105 km (65 mi) SSE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
194 km (120 mi) ENE of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) (pop: 1,273,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
904 km (562 mi) SE of Manila (National Capital Region) (pop: 1,600,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released4 x 1015 joules (1106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 59.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
7.235 kmMindanao, PhilippinesUSGS
Note: for quakes of 2012 and earlier, our database often contains only records from USGS.

User reports for this quake

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There are no user reports for this quake.

Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Nov 17, 1929 03:43
93 years ago
7.0

35 km
30 km SE of Sigaboy Island, Province of Davao Oriental, PhilippinesMore
Nov 5, 1929 11:38
93 years ago
6.2

35 km
50 km N of Bislig City, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jun 30, 1929 02:44
94 years ago
6.5

30 km
92 km NE of Bislig City, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jun 19, 1929 07:30
94 years ago
6.4

35 km
24 km E of Tigdos Island, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore
Jun 13, 1929 23:00
94 years ago
6.4

35 km
61 km E of Bislig City, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, PhilippinesMore

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