Major magnitude 6.8 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 17 km southwest of Liboro, Philippines, on Friday, May 9, 1941 at 05:32 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 6.8 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.694°N / 122.646°E↗ (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 13.694°S / 57.354°W↗
Nearest volcano: Labo (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) NNE of San Narciso (pop: 11,100) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ENE of Catanauan (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) NNE of San Francisco (Quezon) (pop: 16,200) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) ESE of Lopez (Quezon) (pop: 25,800) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SE of Calauag (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) SW of Daet (pop: 78,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) W of Naga City (pop: 174,900) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WNW of Iriga City (pop: 94,800) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) ESE of Lucena City (pop: 228,800) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.8||15 km||Luzon, Philippines||USGS|
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