Very strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 43 km east of Manay, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Tuesday, June 27, 1939 at 23:04 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.184°N / 126.931°E↗ (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 7.184°S / 53.069°W↗
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (26 mi) ESE of Santiago (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) E of Manay (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SE of Baculin (pop: 2,970) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) E of San Ignacio (pop: 6,300) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SE of Baganga (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) ENE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) ESE of Magugpo Poblacion (pop: 233,300) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) E of Panabo (pop: 84,700) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) E of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) ENE of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.6||35 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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