Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 61 km east of Bislig City, Philippines, on Saturday, September 18, 1965 at 22:03 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.188°N / 126.874°E↗ (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 8.188°S / 53.126°W↗
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) E of Barcelona (pop: 3,540) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) ENE of Lingig (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 6,400) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) E of Bislig City (pop: 67,600) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) ESE of Hinatuan (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) E of Trento (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) E of Bunawan (Agusan del Sur) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) ENE of Monkayo (pop: 51,400) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) ESE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) NE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
960 km (596 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||25 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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