Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Mindanao Sea, 77 km west of Cotabato City, Philippines, on Monday, 22 November 1976 at 04:22 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 60 km depth
Date & time: 22 Nov 1976 04:22:25 UTC
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.029°N / 123.579°E (Mindanao Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Blit (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) SSE of Malim (pop: 2,360) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WSW of Cotabato City (pop: 179,400) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) WSW of Parang (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) W of Pagaluñgan (Maguindanao) (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) S of Muricay (pop: 132,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) S of Pagadian (pop: 186,900) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) WSW of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) W of Maganoy (Maguindanao) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) W of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
889 km (552 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.0||60 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 02 May 1977 21:53 UTC| M 5.7 |24 km (14.9 mi) depth|39 km (25 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 02 Mar 1977 09:53 UTC| M 6.1 |52 km (32.3 mi) depth|34 km (21 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Mindanao Sea, 75 km southwest of Cotabato City, Philippines, on Wednesday, 2 March 1977 at 09:53 (GMT)