Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Thursday, 20 April 1995 at 08:45 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - Mindanao, Philippines, on Thursday, 20 April 1995 at 08:45 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 94 km depth

Date & time: 20 Apr 1995 08:45:11 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 94.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.279°N / 126.777°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (147 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
84 km (52 mi) SE of Tibanbang (Davao Oriental, Davao Region) (pop: 7,840)
97 km (61 mi) SE of Mati (Davao Oriental, Davao Region) (pop: 105,900)
109 km (68 mi) SE of Lupon (Davao Oriental, Davao Region) (pop: 27,200)
130 km (81 mi) E of Malita (Davao del Sur, Davao Region) (pop: 41,100)
156 km (97 mi) SE of Davao (Davao Region) (pop: 1,212,500)
165 km (103 mi) SE of Digos (Davao del Sur, Davao Region) (pop: 116,100)
169 km (105 mi) SE of Magugpo Poblacion (Davao del Norte, Davao Region) (pop: 233,300)
278 km (173 mi) SE of Budta (SOCCSKSARGEN) (pop: 1,273,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.694 kmMindanao, PhilippinesUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.6 quake Mindanao, Philippines, 20 April 08:45 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (15 quakes):
  • 12 Oct 1995 22:18 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    75 km (46.6 mi) depth
    |
    56 km (35 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Oct 1995 12:48 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    68 km (42 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Sep 1995 15:27 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    65 km (40 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Sep 1995 04:54 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    56.1 km (34.9 mi) depth
    |
    96 km (60 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Sep 1995 21:10 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    99 km (62 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Aug 1995 19:15 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    80 km (49 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Aug 1995 02:10 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    81.4 km (50.6 mi) depth
    |
    65 km (40 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Aug 1995 00:59 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Jul 1995 14:16 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    165.7 km (103 mi) depth
    |
    79 km (49 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Jul 1995 22:02 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    84.3 km (52.4 mi) depth
    |
    83 km (51 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Jun 1995 21:25 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    42.3 km (26.3 mi) depth
    |
    119 km (74 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Jun 1995 17:58 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    89.7 km (55.7 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Apr 1995 05:30 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    149.5 km (92.9 mi) depth
    |
    91 km (56 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Apr 1995 20:14 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    98 km (60.9 mi) depth
    |
    103 km (64 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Apr 1995 02:39 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    85 km (53 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Mindanao, Philippines, on Thursday, 20 April 1995 at 08:45 (GMT)
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