Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 14 km southeast of Lukatan, Philippines, on Sunday, June 4, 1950 at 07:29 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.912°N / 126.495°E↗ (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 6.912°S / 53.505°W↗
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) SSE of Tarragona (Davao Oriental) (pop: 3,780) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) E of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) S of Manay (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) E of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) E of Samal (pop: 43,500) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSE of Compostela (pop: 42,600) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SE of Magugpo Poblacion (pop: 233,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) E of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) ESE of Panabo (pop: 84,700) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) ENE of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.0||15 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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