Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 69 km west of Kalamansig, Philippines, on Sunday, August 15, 2010 at 03:18 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 621 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 620.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.667°N / 123.437°E (Celebes Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 6.667°S / 56.563°W
Nearest volcano: Blit (93 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) WSW of Gadung (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 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!
81 km (50 mi) WSW of South Upi (Maguindanao) (pop: 12,500) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Upi (Maguindanao) (pop: 9,360) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SE of Olutanga (pop: 7,130) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SW of Cotabato City (pop: 179,400) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) WSW of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) S of Pagadian City (pop: 186,900) --> See nearby quakes!
923 km (573 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||621 km||Moro Gulf, Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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