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Major mag. 7.3 earthquake - Moro Gulf, Mindanao, Philippines on Friday, 23 July 2010

Major mag. 7.3 earthquake  - Moro Gulf, Mindanao, Philippines on Friday, 23 July 2010
Date & time: Friday, 23 July 2010 22:08 UTC
Magnitude: 7.3
Depth: 607.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.718°N / 123.409°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Blit (95 km / 59 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) W of Gadung (pop: 2,500)
69 km (43 mi) W of Taguisa (pop: 3,100)
71 km (44 mi) W of Tran (pop: 2,200)
126 km (78 mi) SW of Budta (pop: 1,273,700)
128 km (79 mi) SW of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000)
149 km (93 mi) E of Zamboanga (pop: 457,600)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1015 joules (1562 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.3 x 106 tons of TNT or 84 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 23 Jul 22:08 UTCM 7.3 / 607.1 kmMoro Gulf, Mindanao, PhilippinesUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.3 quake: Moro Gulf, Mindanao, Philippines, 23 Jul 2010 22:08

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (95 quakes):
  • 08 Jul 2012 01:04 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    187 km (116 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 15 Jun 2012 11:04 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    633.4 km (393.6 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jun 2012 11:27 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    96.5 km (60 mi) depth
    |
    139 km (86 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jun 2012 19:03 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    615 km (382.1 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Jun 2012 13:31 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    618.8 km (384.5 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Jun 2012 13:51 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    594.4 km (369.3 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 May 2012 21:49 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    62.8 km (39 mi) depth
    |
    78 km (48 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Apr 2012 16:44 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    55.2 km (34.3 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    13698 km (8511 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 26 Mar 2012 03:07 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    61.7 km (38.3 mi) depth
    |
    73 km (45 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Mar 2012 16:35 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    39.6 km (24.6 mi) depth
    |
    172 km (107 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Mar 2012 04:08 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    61.1 km (38 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Feb 2012 17:36 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    55.4 km (34.4 mi) depth
    |
    178 km (111 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Feb 2012 16:46 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    504.2 km (313.3 mi) depth
    |
    123 km (77 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Jan 2012 00:06 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    387.9 km (241 mi) depth
    |
    170 km (105 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Dec 2011 16:24 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    603.3 km (374.9 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.3 earthquake - Moro Gulf, Mindanao, Philippines on Friday, 23 July 2010
 

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