Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Sulu Sea, 9.1 km northwest of Inayauan, Philippines, on Sunday, 8 July 1951 at 05:44 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.967°N / 122.386°E (Sulu Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Canlaon (95 km / 59 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) WNW of Linaon (pop: 3,670) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) N of Sipalay (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) W of Kabankalan (pop: 136,500) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NNW of Asia (Negros Occidental) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) WSW of Binalbagan (pop: 38,600) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WSW of Tinongan (pop: 62,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SW of Bago City (pop: 150,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Iloilo City (pop: 387,700) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SW of Bacolod City (pop: 454,900) --> See nearby quakes!
538 km (334 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.5||25 km||Negros, Philippines||USGS|
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