Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 9.9 km southeast of Catbalogan, Philippines, on Saturday, July 25, 1942 at 06:22 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 55 km depth
Depth: 55.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.737°N / 124.968°E↗ (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 11.737°S / 55.032°W↗
Nearest volcano: Biliran (53 km / 33 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) WSW of Wright (pop: 4,700) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) ESE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) WNW of Borongan City (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) N of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SE of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) N of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NNE of Ormoc City (pop: 191,200) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSE of Catarman (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) NE of Cebu City (pop: 798,600) --> See nearby quakes!
537 km (333 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.4||55 km||Leyte, Philippines||USGS|
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