Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Kepulauan Batu, Indonesia, on Sunday, 28 November 1937 at 05:24 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - Kepulauan Batu, Indonesia, on Sunday, 28 November 1937 at 05:24 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 15 km depth

Date & time: 28 Nov 1937 05:24:03 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.921°S / 97.775°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
263 km (163 mi) W of Pariaman (pop: 92,200)
287 km (178 mi) W of Padang (pop: 840,400)
297 km (184 mi) WSW of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700)
305 km (190 mi) SSW of Padangsidempuan (pop: 100,600)
316 km (197 mi) SSW of Sibolga (pop: 79,700)
327 km (203 mi) WSW of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600)
511 km (317 mi) S of Medan (pop: 1,751,000)
1166 km (725 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
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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M 6.515 kmKepulauan Batu, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake Kepulauan Batu, Indonesia, 28 November 05:24 UTC

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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Kepulauan Batu, Indonesia, on Sunday, 28 November 1937 at 05:24 (GMT)
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