Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 38 km east of Lajanosa Island, Philippines, on Monday, June 6, 1966 at 20:47 GMT
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.528°N / 126.505°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 9.528°S / 53.495°W
Nearest volcano: Paco (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) NE of Cortes (pop: 3,030) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) ESE of Dapa (pop: 8,820) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) E of Socorro (pop: 9,740) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NNE of Tandag (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) ENE of Cantilan (Surigao del Sur) (pop: 9,410) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) ESE of Surigao City (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) ENE of Butuan (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) ENE of Libertad (pop: 250,400) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (92 mi) N of Bislig City (pop: 67,600) --> See nearby quakes!
824 km (512 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!) | about seismic energy
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|6.0||25 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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