Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 19 km east of San Julian, Philippines, on Sunday, November 4, 1951 at 11:09 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.789°N / 125.629°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 11.789°S / 54.371°W
Nearest volcano: Cancajanag (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) ENE of San Julian (pop: 3,070) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) ESE of Taft (pop: 4,420) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NE of Borongan City (Eastern Samar) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSE of Dolores (Eastern Samar) (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) E of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) NE of Palo (Leyte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) NE of Cebu City (pop: 798,600) --> See nearby quakes!
593 km (368 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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|6.3||25 km||Samar, Philippines||USGS|
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