Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 30 km southeast of Sigaboy Island, Philippines, on Sunday, November 17, 1929 at 03:43 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.484°N / 126.301°E↗ (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 6.484°S / 53.699°W↗
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NE of Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SE of Tibanbang (pop: 7,840) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) S of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SE of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) E of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SSW of Manay (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) E of Santa Maria (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SE of Samal (pop: 43,500) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) ENE of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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|7.0||35 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 18 Mar 1931 20:13 UTC| M 6.7 |35 km (21.7 mi) depth|77 km (48 mi) distance| USGS | Very strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 89 km southeast of Malita, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on Wednesday, March 18, 1931 at 20:13 (GMT)