Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Friday, 29 February 1980 at 11:13 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Mindanao, Philippines, on Friday, 29 February 1980 at 11:13 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 104 km depth

Date & time: 29 Feb 1980 11:13:26 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 104.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.299°N / 126.881°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (152 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (58 mi) SE of Tibanbang (Davao Oriental, Davao Region) (pop: 7,840)
104 km (64 mi) SE of Mati (Davao Oriental, Davao Region) (pop: 105,900)
164 km (102 mi) SE of Davao (Davao Region) (pop: 1,212,500)
173 km (108 mi) SE of Panabo (Davao del Norte, Davao Region) (pop: 84,700)
174 km (108 mi) SE of Magugpo Poblacion (Davao del Norte, Davao Region) (pop: 233,300)
176 km (109 mi) SE of Digos (Davao del Sur, Davao Region) (pop: 116,100)
190 km (118 mi) E of General Santos (Region XII) (pop: 679,600)
288 km (179 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
29 Feb 1980 11:13:26 GMT
6.1
104 km
Mindanao, PhilippinesUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake Mindanao, Philippines, 29 February 11:13 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (10 quakes):
  • 22 Jun 1980 05:46 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    95 km (59 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Jun 1980 00:10 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    51 km (31.7 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14084 km (8751 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14084 km (8751 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 23 May 1980 03:39 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    94 km (58.4 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14084 km (8751 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14084 km (8751 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 29 Feb 1980 13:09 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    78 km (48.5 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14084 km (8751 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14084 km (8751 mi) distance
    | | Details

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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Friday, 29 February 1980 at 11:13 (GMT)
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