Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 27 km south of Pulau Peucang Island, Banten, Indonesia, on Saturday, May 12, 1923 at 01:20 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.966°S / 105.171°E↗ (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 6.966°N / 74.829°W↗
Nearest volcano: Krakatau (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) SW of Labuan (Kabupaten Pandeglang) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SW of Pandeglang (pop: 92,300) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) WSW of Rangkasbitung (pop: 126,900) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) SW of Serang (pop: 164,800) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SW of Kresek (pop: 110,200) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) WSW of Cikupa (pop: 174,000) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) S of Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) WSW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) W of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
388 km (241 mi) N of Flying Fish Cove (Christmas Island) (pop: 500) --> 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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