Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 92 km northeast of Bislig City, Philippines, on Sunday, June 30, 1929 at 02:44 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 30 km depth
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.809°N / 126.898°E↗ (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 8.809°S / 53.102°W↗
Nearest volcano: Paco (175 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (40 mi) E of Arrasasan (pop: 5,100) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NE of Hinatuan (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ESE of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) ENE of Tagbina (pop: 10,700) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) ENE of Lianga (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NE of Bislig City (pop: 67,600) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) E of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) E of Libertad (pop: 250,400) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (149 mi) NE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
911 km (566 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.5||30 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
|Date and time||Mag|
|Nov 5, 1929 11:38|
92 years ago
|Philippine Sea, 50 km N of Bislig City, Philippines||More|