Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 18 km east of Pilar, Philippines, on Monday, September 25, 1950 at 23:16 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.864°N / 126.264°E↗ (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 9.864°S / 53.736°W↗
Nearest volcano: Paco (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) E of Pilar (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) ENE of Dapa (pop: 8,820) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) ESE of San Benito (pop: 2,330) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) E of Del Carmen, Surigao del Norte (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NE of Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) E of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) N of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) NE of Cagayan de Oro (pop: 445,100) --> See nearby quakes!
779 km (484 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> 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||25 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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