Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Sunday, 5 July 1936 at 18:55 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - Mindanao, Philippines, on Sunday, 5 July 1936 at 18:55 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 35 km depth

Date & time: 5 Jul 1936 06:55:15 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.926°N / 126.8°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Balut (168 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
110 km (68 mi) SE of Tibanbang (Davao Oriental, Davao Region) (pop: 7,840)
131 km (82 mi) SE of Mati (Davao Oriental, Davao Region) (pop: 105,900)
181 km (113 mi) E of General Santos (Region XII) (pop: 679,600)
183 km (114 mi) SE of Davao (Davao Region) (pop: 1,212,500)
184 km (114 mi) SE of Digos (Davao del Sur, Davao Region) (pop: 116,100)
202 km (125 mi) SE of Magugpo Poblacion (Davao del Norte, Davao Region) (pop: 233,300)
297 km (185 mi) SE of Budta (SOCCSKSARGEN) (pop: 1,273,700)
370 km (230 mi) SE of Cagayan de Oro (Misamis Oriental, Northern Mindanao) (pop: 445,100)
Primary data source: USGS
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!) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
5 Jul 1936 18:55:15 GMT
35 km
Mindanao, PhilippinesUSGS
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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Sunday, 5 July 1936 at 18:55 (GMT)
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