Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Friday, 5 January 1973 at 10:07 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 90 km depth
Depth: 90.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.872°N / 127.313°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (219 km / 136 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
137 km (85 mi) ESE of Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) SE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) SSE of Manay (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) SE of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) ESE of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (143 mi) SE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) ESE of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) E of General Santos (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) SE of Tagum City (pop: 233,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1193 km (741 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||90 km||Philippine Islands region (Philippines)||USGS|
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