Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 68 km west of Kalamansig, Philippines, on Thursday, July 29, 2010 at 08:55 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 624 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 623.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.575°N / 123.437°E (Celebes Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 6.575°S / 56.563°W
Nearest volcano: Blit (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) W of Bantogon (pop: 5,380) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) W of Kalamansig (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) W of Puloypuloy (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 5,130) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) WSW of South Upi (Maguindanao) (pop: 12,500) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) WSW of Upi (Maguindanao) (pop: 9,360) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SW of Cotabato City (pop: 179,400) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) WSW of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) S of Pagadian City (pop: 186,900) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) W of Koronadal (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
932 km (579 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|4.9||624 km||Moro Gulf, Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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