Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Thursday, 16 September 1965 at 13:50 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Mindanao, Philippines, on Thursday, 16 September 1965 at 13:50 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 160 km depth

Date & time: 16 Sep 1965 01:50:12 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 160.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.156°N / 126.522°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SW of Manay (Davao Oriental, Davao Region) (pop: 20,300)
40 km (25 mi) NE of Mati (Davao Oriental, Davao Region) (pop: 105,900)
75 km (46 mi) SE of Compostela (Davao Region) (pop: 42,600)
86 km (53 mi) SE of Magugpo Poblacion (Davao del Norte, Davao Region) (pop: 233,300)
94 km (58 mi) E of Panabo (Davao del Norte, Davao Region) (pop: 84,700)
101 km (63 mi) E of Davao (Davao Region) (pop: 1,212,500)
189 km (117 mi) NE of General Santos (Region XII) (pop: 679,600)
230 km (143 mi) E of Budta (SOCCSKSARGEN) (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
16 Sep 1965 13:50:12 GMT
6.0
160 km
Mindanao, PhilippinesUSGS
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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Thursday, 16 September 1965 at 13:50 (GMT)
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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Thursday, 16 September 1965 at 13:50 (GMT)
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