Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 28 km north of Pinamalayan, Philippines, on Monday, August 15, 1966 at 02:45 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 20 km depth
Depth: 19.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.295°N / 121.467°E↗ (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 13.295°S / 58.533°W↗
Nearest volcano: Dagit-Dagitan (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) E of San Agustin (pop: 3,100) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) N of Pinamalayan (pop: 43,500) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ESE of Calapan (pop: 66,000) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SE of Batangas (pop: 237,400) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) S of Candelaria (pop: 60,900) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SSW of Lucena City (pop: 228,800) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSE of Lipa City (pop: 212,300) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) S of San Pablo City (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SSE of Taguig (pop: 644,500) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 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||20 km||Mindoro, Philippines||USGS|
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