Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 147 km southeast of Mati, Davao Oriental, Philippines, on Sunday, 29 August 1971 at 03:35 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 55 km depth
Date & time: 29 Aug 1971 03:35:16 UTC
Depth: 54.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.308°N / 127.377°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (189 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
131 km (82 mi) SE of Lukatan (Davao Oriental) (pop: 2,560) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SE of Manay (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) ESE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (121 mi) E of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) ESE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) SE of Magugpo Poblacion (pop: 233,300) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) ESE of Panabo (pop: 84,700) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) ESE of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) E of General Santos (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) E of Koronadal City (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.6||55 km||Philippine Islands region (Philippines)||USGS|
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