Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 26 km west of Gadung, Philippines, on Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at 04:51 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 601 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 601.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.806°N / 123.781°E (Celebes Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 6.806°S / 56.219°W
Nearest volcano: Blit (52 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) W of Gadung (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SW of Cotabato City (pop: 179,400) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WSW of Pagaluñgan (Maguindanao) (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) SW of Parang (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) WSW of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) WSW of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) WNW of Isulan (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) WSW of Midsayap (pop: 32,900) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) W of Tacurong City (pop: 54,600) --> See nearby quakes!
920 km (571 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|4.7||601 km||Moro Gulf, Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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