Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 47 km northwest of Kalamansig, Philippines, on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 08:26 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 602 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 602.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.764°N / 123.687°E (Celebes Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 6.764°S / 56.313°W
Nearest volcano: Blit (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) WNW of Bantogon (pop: 5,380) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WNW of Kalamansig (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SW of Cotabato City (pop: 179,400) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) W of Maganoy (Maguindanao) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) WSW of Pagaluñgan (Maguindanao) (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) W of Laguilayan (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SW of Parang (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
96 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!
921 km (572 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|5.2||602 km||Moro Gulf, Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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