Major magnitude 7.4 earthquake - Sulu Sea, 22 km southwest of Mamburao, Philippines, on Wednesday, April 8, 1942 at 15:40 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.4 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.061°N / 120.483°E↗ (Sulu Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 13.061°S / 59.517°W↗
Nearest volcano: Dagit-Dagitan (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) SSW of Tayaman (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 5,050) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SW of Mamburao (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) W of Santa Cruz (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 9,830) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NW of Sablayan (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) WSW of Calapan (pop: 66,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) S of Calatagan (pop: 16,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SW of Bauan (Batangas) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SW of Batangas (pop: 237,400) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) SSW of Dasmariñas (pop: 441,900) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) SSW of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1015 joules (2206 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 x 106 tons of TNT or 118.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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