Major magnitude 7.8 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 71 km east of Baganga, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Tuesday, May 25, 1943 at 23:07 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.8 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.4°N / 127.178°E↗ (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 7.4°S / 52.822°W↗
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) E of Baculin (pop: 2,970) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) E of Caraga (pop: 4,410) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) ESE of Baganga (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) ENE of Manay (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ENE of San Ignacio (pop: 6,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) ESE of Taytayan (pop: 6,890) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) ENE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) ESE of Compostela (pop: 42,600) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) SE of Bislig City (pop: 67,600) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) ESE of Monkayo (pop: 51,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1016 joules (8784 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7.6 x 106 tons of TNT or 472.4 atomic bombs!) More info
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|7.8||15 km||Philippine Islands region (Philippines)||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 15 Nov 1944 20:47 UTC| M 6.8 |60 km (37.3 mi) depth|316 km (196 mi) distance| USGS | Very strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 29 km southeast of Pulau Magupung Island, Indonesia, on Wednesday, November 15, 1944 at 20:47 (GMT)