Major magnitude 7.6 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 63 km west of Kalamansig, Philippines, on Friday, July 23, 2010 at 22:51 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.6 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 63 km west of Kalamansig, Philippines, on Friday, July 23, 2010 at 22:51 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.6 earthquake at 578 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Jul 23, 2010 22:51:11 UTC
Magnitude: 7.6
Depth: 578.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.497°N / 123.48°E (Celebes Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 6.497°S / 56.52°W
Nearest volcano: Blit (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) W of Bantogon (pop: 5,380) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) W of Kalamansig (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) WSW of South Upi (Maguindanao) (pop: 12,500) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SW of Cotabato City (pop: 179,400) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) SW of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) SW of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) W of Tacurong City (pop: 54,600) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) S of Pagadian (pop: 186,900) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) S of Muricay (pop: 132,100) --> See nearby quakes!
942 km (585 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1016 joules (4402 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.8 x 106 tons of TNT or 236.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
7.6578 kmMoro Gulf, Mindanao, PhilippinesUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (303 quakes)

  • 24 Jul 2012 03:02 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    78.8 km (49 mi) depth
    |
    377 km (234 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Jul 2012 07:54 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    31 km (19.3 mi) depth
    |
    300 km (186 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 21 Jul 2012 04:36 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    320 km (199 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 19 Jul 2012 11:46 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    69 km (42.9 mi) depth
    |
    354 km (220 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 Jul 2012 01:57 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    |
    328 km (204 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 13 Jul 2012 07:07 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    35.2 km (21.9 mi) depth
    |
    335 km (208 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jul 2012 19:21 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    62.3 km (38.7 mi) depth
    |
    320 km (199 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jul 2012 19:21 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    369 km (229 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 12 Jul 2012 19:21 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    329 km (205 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 08 Jul 2012 16:56 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    74.3 km (46.2 mi) depth
    |
    378 km (235 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jul 2012 15:20 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    70 km (43.5 mi) depth
    |
    309 km (192 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 08 Jul 2012 01:04 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    28.8 km (17.9 mi) depth
    |
    220 km (137 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jul 2012 01:04 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    199 km (124 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 05 Jul 2012 08:14 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    61.9 km (38.5 mi) depth
    |
    373 km (232 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Jul 2012 03:38 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    356 km (221 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 01 Jul 2012 07:49 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    151.3 km (94 mi) depth
    |
    246 km (153 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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