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Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake - 231 km north of Matalam, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, August 11, 1937 at 00:55 GMT

Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake - 231 km north of Matalam, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, August 11, 1937 at 00:55 GMT Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake - 231 km north of Matalam, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, August 11, 1937 at 00:55 GMT

Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake at 610 km depth

Date & time: Aug 11, 1937 00:55:56 UTC
Magnitude: 7.1
Depth: 610.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.538°S / 116.479°E (Java Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 6.538°N / 63.521°W
Nearest volcano: Rinjani (209 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
192 km (119 mi) N of Bangsal (pop: 100) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) N of Matalam (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) NE of Singaraja (pop: 133,800) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) NNE of Karangasem (pop: 31,900) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) NNW of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) N of Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah) (pop: 35,200) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) NE of Banjar (pop: 89,000) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) NNE of Denpasar (pop: 834,900) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) E of Sumenep (pop: 84,700) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (225 mi) WSW of Macassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1015 joules (783 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 42.1 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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7.1610 kmBali Sea (Indonesia)USGS
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