Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 45 km northeast of Bagoso Island, Philippines, on Thursday, January 24, 1963 at 22:27 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 50 km depth
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8°N / 126.864°E↗ (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 8°S / 53.136°W↗
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) E of Santa Maria (pop: 2,350) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NE of Taytayan (pop: 6,890) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) ESE of Bislig City (pop: 67,600) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) E of Trento (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) ENE of Monkayo (pop: 51,400) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) ENE of Compostela (pop: 42,600) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) NNE of Manay (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Bunawan (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
975 km (606 mi) SE 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||50 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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