Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 97 km southeast of Bobon, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Sunday, December 28, 1952 at 15:01 GMT
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Very strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.244°N / 126.938°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 6.244°S / 53.062°W
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (160 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) E of Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SE of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) E of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SE of Samal (pop: 43,500) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) ESE of Central (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) SE of Panabo (pop: 84,700) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) SE of Magugpo Poblacion (pop: 233,300) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) ESE of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) E of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> 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!) | about seismic energy
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|6.5||35 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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