Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Savu Sea, 91 km northwest of Kefamenanu, Indonesia, on Tuesday, May 19, 1936 at 20:50 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 70 km depth
Depth: 70.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.953°S / 123.82°E↗ (Savu Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 8.953°N / 56.18°W↗
Nearest volcano: Iliwerung (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (56 mi) NW of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NNW of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) W of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) N of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) E of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) WSW of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (148 mi) E of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (230 mi) E of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (247 mi) ENE of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
435 km (270 mi) E of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.4||70 km||Flores region, Indonesia||USGS|
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