Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 129 km southwest of Koronadal, Philippines, on Sunday, April 23, 1995 at 06:38 GMT
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 531 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 530.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.954°N / 123.818°E (Celebes Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 5.954°S / 56.182°W
Nearest volcano: Quezon (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) SW of Palimbang (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 4,860) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSW of Kalamansig (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) WSW of Banga (pop: 58,900) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SW of Tacurong City (pop: 54,600) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) WSW of Koronadal (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) SSW of Cotabato City (pop: 179,400) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) W of General Santos City (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) SSW of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) SSW of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) WSW of Central (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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|6.1||531 km||Celebes Sea (Philippines)||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes)
|Date and time||Mag|
|Oct 7, 1995 06:10|
27 years ago
|97 km SW of Isulan, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, Philippines||More|
|Jun 26, 1995 20:38|
27 years ago
|61 km SW of Kalamansig, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Soccsksargen, Philippines||More|