Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Thursday, 15 March 1973 at 02:05 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 65 km depth
Depth: 65.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.62°N / 126.787°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Balut (158 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
106 km (66 mi) SE of Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) SE of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SSE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SSE of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) ESE of Alabel (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) ESE of Maluñgun (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) ESE of General Santos (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) SE of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) SE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
1184 km (736 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||65 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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