Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Sunday, April 10, 1955 at 17:38 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.826°N / 124.074°E↗ (Philippines)
Antipode: 7.826°S / 55.926°W↗
Nearest volcano: Makaturing (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) WNW of Bayang (pop: 6,180) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SW of Marawi City (pop: 143,600) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SSW of Mantampay (pop: 265,000) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SE of Ozamiz (pop: 93,100) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) SE of Tangub (Misamis Occidental) (pop: 29,700) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SSW of Iligan (pop: 342,600) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SW of Iligan City (pop: 312,300) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) E of Muricay (pop: 132,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NNW of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
826 km (513 mi) SSE 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!) More info
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|6.3||15 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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