Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 58 km west of Poso, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Tuesday, December 29, 1925 at 16:04 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.425°S / 120.234°E↗ (Central Sulawesi, Indonesia)
Antipode: 1.425°N / 59.766°W↗
Nearest volcano: Una Una (207 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) W of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SE of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) N of Palopo (South Sulawesi) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) NNE of Rantepao (South Sulawesi) (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) NNE of Polewali (West Sulawesi) (pop: 58,200) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (170 mi) NNE of Majene (West Sulawesi) (pop: 37,700) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (179 mi) W of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) NNE of Parepare (South Sulawesi) (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) E of City of Balikpapan (East Kalimantan) (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
424 km (263 mi) NNE of Macassar (South Sulawesi) (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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