Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 82 km northeast of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Sunday, January 11, 1970 at 05:02 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 45 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.326°N / 126.857°E↗ (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 7.326°S / 53.143°W↗
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) E of Santiago (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) ESE of Baculin (pop: 2,970) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ENE of Manay (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SE of Baganga (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) ENE of San Ignacio (pop: 6,300) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ENE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) ESE of Compostela (pop: 42,600) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) E of San Mariano (Compostela Valley) (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) ENE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) NE of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> 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||45 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes)
|Date and time||Mag|
|Jul 5, 1970 14:12|
51 years ago
|Philippine Sea, 35 km SE of Daquit Island, Philippines||More|
|Mar 4, 1970 14:27|
52 years ago
|Philippine Sea, 82 km NE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines||More|