Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Tuesday, 3 April 1973 at 02:01 (GMT)

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Tuesday, 3 April 1973 at 02:01 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 81 km depth

Date & time: 3 Apr 1973 02:01:36 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 81.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.013°N / 127.206°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (199 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
120 km (75 mi) ESE of Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SE of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) SSE of Manay (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) SE of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) ESE of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) ESE of Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) ESE of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (138 mi) SE of Panabo (pop: 84,700) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) SE of Tagum City (pop: 233,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1173 km (729 mi) SE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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M 4.281 kmPhilippine Islands region (Philippines)USGS
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