Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 49 km northwest of Kalamansig, Philippines, on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 19:54 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 595 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 595.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.777°N / 123.673°E (Celebes Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 6.777°S / 56.327°W
Nearest volcano: Blit (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) W of Gadung (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WNW of Kalamansig (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) WNW of Puloypuloy (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 5,130) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) W of South Upi (Maguindanao) (pop: 12,500) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SW of Cotabato City (pop: 179,400) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WSW of Pagaluñgan (Maguindanao) (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SW of Parang (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) WSW of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) WSW of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
919 km (571 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|4.2||595 km||Moro Gulf, Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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