Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South China Sea, 2.5 km southwest of Tagbak, Philippines, on Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 05:29 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 16 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.827°N / 120.071°E↗ (South China Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 13.827°S / 59.929°W↗
Nearest volcano: Cariliao (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SW of Tagbak (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) WSW of Nasugbu (pop: 62,900) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) W of Balayan (Batangas) (pop: 50,100) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) W of Balayan (pop: 50,100) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SSW of Mariveles (pop: 84,600) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) W of Calaca (pop: 37,400) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SW of Naic (pop: 55,200) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) WSW of Tagaytay (pop: 71,200) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) SW of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SW of Quezon City (pop: 2,761,700) --> 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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|6.0||16 km||Mindoro, Philippines||USGS|
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