Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 39 km west of Kalamansig, Philippines, on Saturday, August 7, 2010 at 16:10 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 602 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 601.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.522°N / 123.7°E (Celebes Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 6.522°S / 56.3°W
Nearest volcano: Blit (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) W of Bantogon (pop: 5,380) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) W of Kalamansig (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) W of Kulaman (pop: 3,380) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) WSW of Puloypuloy (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 5,130) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SW of South Upi (Maguindanao) (pop: 12,500) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Maganoy (Maguindanao) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) W of Laguilayan (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SW of Cotabato City (pop: 179,400) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SW of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
947 km (588 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|4.8||602 km||Moro Gulf, Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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