Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 119 km northeast of Tandag City, Philippines, on Wednesday, 19 March 1952 at 10:57 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.669°N / 127.099°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Paco (173 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
109 km (67 mi) ENE of Cortes (pop: 3,030) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NE of Tandag City (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (110 mi) E of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) NE of Bayugan (pop: 40,600) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) NNE of Bislig City (pop: 67,600) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) ENE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) ENE of Libertad (pop: 250,400) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) ENE of Mariano (pop: 70,500) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) NE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
862 km (536 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1015 joules (1562 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.3 x 106 tons of TNT or 84 atomic bombs!) More info
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|7.3||15 km||Philippine Islands region (Philippines)||USGS|
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