Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Sulu Sea, 10.1 km west of Sipalay, Philippines, on Saturday, 23 July 1955 at 13:57 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.737°N / 122.313°E (Sulu Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Cuernos de Negros (109 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) W of Sipalay (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NW of Asia (Negros Occidental) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WSW of Kabankalan (pop: 136,500) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NW of Bayawan (Negros Oriental) (pop: 36,100) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) SW of Binalbagan (pop: 38,600) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SW of Hinigaran (pop: 39,600) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) W of Bais City (pop: 65,600) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SW of Tinongan (pop: 62,100) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) SW of Bacolod City (pop: 454,900) --> See nearby quakes!
560 km (348 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.1||15 km||Negros, Philippines||USGS|
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