Strong mag. 5.8 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 49 km northeast of Pulau Mianggas Island, Indonesia, on Thursday, 26 September 1957 at 18:46 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 55 km depth
Date & time: 26 Sep 1957 18:46:50 UTC
Depth: 55.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.868°N / 126.914°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Balut (178 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) ESE of Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SSE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) ESE of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) E of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) SE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) ESE of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) SE of Panabo (pop: 84,700) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) SE of Magugpo Poblacion (pop: 233,300) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (149 mi) ESE of Koronadal City (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) ESE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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