Very strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - 89 km southeast of Malita, Davao Occidental, Philippines, on Wednesday, March 18, 1931 at 20:13 GMT
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Very strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.811°N / 126.144°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 5.811°S / 53.856°W
Nearest volcano: Balut (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) ESE of Mangili (pop: 3,020) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) ESE of Caburan (Davao del Sur) (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) SE of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) E of Malapatan (Sarangani) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) ESE of Alabel (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) ESE of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) S of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) SSE of Central (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) ESE of Koronadal (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) SE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> 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!) | about seismic energy
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|6.7||35 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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