Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Tuesday, July 29, 1924 at 05:18 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.169°S / 121.189°E↗ (Indonesia)
Antipode: 3.169°N / 58.811°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km (70 mi) E of Palopo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) E of Rantepao (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) NE of Sengkang (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) WNW of Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NNE of Watampone (pop: 81,600) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) ENE of Parepare (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) SSE of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) E of Polewali (pop: 58,200) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) SSE of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) NE of Macassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.5||35 km||Sulawesi, Indonesia||USGS|
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