Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Wednesday, April 2, 1919 at 00:34 (GMT)

Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Wednesday, April 2, 1919 at 00:34 (GMT)

Very strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 20 km depth

Date & time: Apr 2, 1919 00:34:59 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.496°S / 104.487°E (Indonesia)
Antipode: 5.496°N / 75.513°W
Nearest volcano: Hulubelu (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km (53 mi) W of Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SSW of Kotabumi (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) WSW of Metro (pop: 149,500) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) SW of Terbanggi Besar (pop: 52,600) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SSE of Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) WNW of Labuan (Kabupaten Pandeglang) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) SSE of Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) WNW of Serang (pop: 164,800) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
380 km (236 mi) WNW of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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6.420 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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