Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Celebes Sea, 24 km west of Kalamansig, Philippines, on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 06:15 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 63 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 62.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.602°N / 123.839°E (Celebes Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 6.602°S / 56.161°W
Nearest volcano: Blit (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) WNW of Bantogon (pop: 5,380) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) WSW of Maganoy (Maguindanao) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Cotabato City (pop: 179,400) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) W of Isulan (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SW of Pagaluñgan (Maguindanao) (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) W of Tacurong City (pop: 54,600) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SW of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) SW of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSW of Parang (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
943 km (586 mi) SSE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|4.6||63 km||Moro Gulf, Mindanao, Philippines||USGS|
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