Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 12 km west of Sigaboy Island, Philippines, on Tuesday, March 20, 2001 at 11:33 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 119 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 119.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.639°N / 125.962°E (Philippine Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 6.639°S / 54.038°W
Nearest volcano: Leonard Range (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) W of Sigaboy (Davao Oriental) (pop: 7,980) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) S of Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SW of Mati (pop: 105,900) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) ENE of Malita (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SSE of Samal (pop: 43,500) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SE of Central (pop: 1,212,500) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) E of Digos (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SSE of Panabo (pop: 84,700) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) S of Magugpo Poblacion (pop: 233,300) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (112 mi) ESE of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|5.1||119 km||Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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