Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 4.1 km east of Pariaman, Sumatra Barat, Indonesia, on Monday, June 28, 1926 at 06:15 GMT

Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 4.1 km east of Pariaman, Sumatra Barat, Indonesia, on Monday, June 28, 1926 at 06:15 GMT Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 4.1 km east of Pariaman, Sumatra Barat, Indonesia, on Monday, June 28, 1926 at 06:15 GMT

Very strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 35 km depth

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 28, 1926 06:15:48 UTC
Local time at epicenter
Depth35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude0.629°S / 100.155°E (Indonesia)
Antipode0.629°N / 79.845°W
Shaking intensityStrong shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoTandikat (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities4 km (3 mi) ESE of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) NNW of Padang (pop: 840,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) SSW of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
59 km (37 mi) WNW of Solok (pop: 48,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
70 km (44 mi) SW of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
92 km (57 mi) W of Sijunjung (pop: 27,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
192 km (119 mi) SW of Pekanbaru (pop: 704,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
210 km (130 mi) NW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
244 km (152 mi) SSE of Padangsidempuan (pop: 100,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
968 km (602 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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6.435 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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