Very strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 38 km east of Santa Monica, Philippines, on Wednesday, February 13, 1957 at 00:29 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.14°N / 126.366°E↗ (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 10.14°S / 53.634°W↗
Nearest volcano: Paco (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) ENE of Santa Monica (pop: 2,280) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NE of Pilar (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NE of Del Carmen, Surigao del Norte (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NE of Dapa (pop: 8,820) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NE of Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) ENE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) NE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NE of Libertad (pop: 250,400) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) NE of Cagayan de Oro (pop: 445,100) --> See nearby quakes!
767 km (477 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.2||15 km||Philippine Islands region (Philippines)||USGS|
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