Major magnitude 6.5 earthquake - Maluku, Indonesia, 90 km north of Baucau, Timor-Leste, on Sunday, March 30, 1930 at 15:19 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.666°S / 126.383°E↗ (Maluku, Indonesia)
Antipode: 7.666°N / 53.617°W↗
Nearest volcano: Gunung Api Wetar (118 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) N of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) N of Venilale (Baucau, Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NW of Lospalos (Lautém, Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) NE of Delhi (Díli, Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) NE of Likisa (Liquiçá, Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) NE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu, East Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) NE of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara, East Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
413 km (257 mi) NE of Kupang (East Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
484 km (301 mi) SSW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> 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||10 km||Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia||USGS|
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