Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 13 km northeast of Pulau Puhawang Island, Lampung, Indonesia, on Thursday, June 19, 1930 at 13:07 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 13 km northeast of Pulau Puhawang Island, Lampung, Indonesia, on Thursday, June 19, 1930 at 13:07 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 35 km depth

Date & time: Jun 19, 1930 13:07:28 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.629°S / 105.322°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 5.629°N / 74.678°W
Nearest volcano: Pesawaran-Ratai (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) SSE of Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) S of Metro (pop: 149,500) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) S of Terbanggi Besar (pop: 52,600) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) WNW of Serang (pop: 164,800) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) NW of Pandeglang (pop: 92,300) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) WNW of Kresek (pop: 110,200) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NW of Rangkasbitung (pop: 126,900) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) WNW of Pasarkemis (pop: 154,200) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) WNW of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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6.235 kmSunda Strait, IndonesiaUSGS
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