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Major mag. 7.5 earthquake - Mindoro, Philippines on Tuesday, 25 April 1972

Major mag. 7.5 earthquake  - Mindoro, Philippines on Tuesday, 25 April 1972
Date & time: Tuesday, 25 April 1972 19:30 UTC
Magnitude: 7.5
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.402°N / 120.275°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Panay (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SW of Harrison (pop: 2,300)
20 km (13 mi) W of Paluan (pop: 4,500)
36 km (22 mi) S of Looc (pop: 2,600)
154 km (96 mi) SW of Manila (pop: 1,600,000)
158 km (98 mi) SW of Caloocan City (pop: 1,500,000)
162 km (101 mi) SW of Quezon City (pop: 2,761,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1016 joules (3117 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.7 x 106 tons of TNT or 167.6 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 25 Apr 19:30 UTCM 7.5 / 25 kmMindoro, PhilippinesUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.5 quake: Mindoro, Philippines, 25 Apr 1972 19:30

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (24 quakes):
  • 16 Apr 1974 11:22 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    123 km (76.4 mi) depth
    |
    62 km (39 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Feb 1974 19:35 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    43 km (26.7 mi) depth
    |
    204 km (127 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Feb 1974 03:30 UTC
    | M 6.1 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    207 km (129 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Luzon, Philippines on Tuesday, 19 February 1974
  • 12 Feb 1974 09:47 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    74 km (46 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Nov 1973 12:05 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    80 km (50 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Oct 1973 06:41 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    63 km (39.1 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Sep 1973 04:29 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    56 km (35 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Sep 1973 09:53 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    45 km (28 mi) depth
    |
    194 km (121 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Aug 1973 09:11 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    222 km (138 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Aug 1973 08:25 UTC
    | M 6.1 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    243 km (151 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Panay, Philippines on Saturday, 18 August 1973
  • 18 Jul 1973 03:53 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    56 km (34.8 mi) depth
    |
    175 km (109 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Jun 1973 08:17 UTC
    | M 0.0 |
    129 km (80.2 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 May 1973 20:32 UTC
    | M 0.0 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    68 km (42 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 May 1973 12:55 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Apr 1973 09:34 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Mar 1973 17:58 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    113 km (70.2 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.5 earthquake - Mindoro, Philippines on Tuesday, 25 April 1972
 

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