Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Sunday, 26 October 1975 at 10:41 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Mindanao, Philippines, on Sunday, 26 October 1975 at 10:41 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 50 km depth

Date & time: 26 Oct 1975 10:41:31 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.578°N / 126.834°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (48 mi) SE of Manay (Davao Oriental, Davao Region) (pop: 20,300)
80 km (50 mi) SE of Mati (Davao Oriental, Davao Region) (pop: 105,900)
146 km (91 mi) SE of Davao (Davao Region) (pop: 1,212,500)
149 km (93 mi) SE of Magugpo Poblacion (Davao del Norte, Davao Region) (pop: 233,300)
151 km (94 mi) SE of Panabo (Davao del Norte, Davao Region) (pop: 84,700)
164 km (102 mi) E of Digos (Davao del Sur, Davao Region) (pop: 116,100)
191 km (119 mi) NE of General Santos (Region XII) (pop: 679,600)
273 km (170 mi) SE of Budta (SOCCSKSARGEN) (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
26 Oct 1975 10:41:31 GMT
50 km
Mindanao, PhilippinesUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake Mindanao, Philippines, 26 October 10:41 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 21 Apr 1976 18:55 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    116 km (72.1 mi) depth
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Apr 1976 03:36 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    87 km (54.1 mi) depth
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Nov 1975 14:53 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    97 km (60.3 mi) depth
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Sunday, 26 October 1975 at 10:41 (GMT)
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