Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 76 km east of Mati, Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Saturday, 10 January 1970 at 13:59 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 40 km depth
Date & time: 10 Jan 1970 13:59:37 UTC
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.71°N / 126.863°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (117 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) SE of Lukatan (Davao Oriental) (pop: 2,560) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) SSE of Manay (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) ESE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) ESE of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) ESE of Samal (pop: 43,500) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SE of Compostela (pop: 42,600) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) ENE of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SE of Magugpo Poblacion (pop: 233,300) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) ESE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) ESE of Panabo (pop: 84,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.7||40 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 10 Jan 1970 14:16 UTC| M 5.7 |40 km (24.9 mi) depth|11 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details