Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 17 km northwest of Odiongan, Philippines, on Monday, June 19, 1961 at 01:45 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.52°N / 121.886°E↗ (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 12.52°S / 58.114°W↗
Nearest volcano: Malindig (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) WNW of Panique (pop: 2,690) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WNW of Concepcion (pop: 4,690) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) E of Roxas (Oriental Mindoro) (pop: 14,300) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) W of Romblon (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) E of Mansalay (Oriental Mindoro) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SE of Pinamalayan (pop: 43,500) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NNW of Pandan (Antique) (pop: 34,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) ENE of San Jose (pop: 118,800) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SE of Batangas (pop: 237,400) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (156 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.0||25 km||Mindoro, Philippines||USGS|
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