Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 131 km southeast of Mati, Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Thursday, 25 February 1971 at 14:36 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 85 km depth
Date & time: 25 Feb 1971 14:36:02 UTC
Depth: 85.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.89°N / 126.715°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Balut (158 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km (49 mi) SE of Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) SSE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) ESE of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SE of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) S of Manay (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) E of General Santos (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) ESE of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) SE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) ESE of Koronadal City (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) ESE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.8||85 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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