Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Mindanao Sea, 86 km southwest of Palimbang, Philippines, on Thursday, 5 March 2015 at 10:18 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 540 km depth
5 Mar 16:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 hours.
Date & time: 5 Mar 2015 10:18:03 UTC
Depth: 540.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.65°N / 123.65°E (Mindanao Sea, Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Parker (147 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km (54 mi) SW of Palimbang (Sultan Kudarat) (pop: 4,860) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) SW of Bañga (pop: 58,900) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) SW of Tacurong (pop: 54,600) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SW of Koronadal City (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) WSW of Polomolok (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) WSW of General Santos (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) SSW of Cotabato City (pop: 179,400) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) SSW of Malingao (pop: 1,122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) SSW of Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) SE of Zamboanga City (pop: 457,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||540 km||4.3 CELEBES SEA||EMSC|
|M 4.3||540 km||Mindanao, Philippines||GFZ|
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