Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 39 km west of Labuan, Kabupaten Pandeglang, Banten, Indonesia, on Thursday, April 1, 1943 at 14:18 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.389°S / 105.48°E↗ (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 6.389°N / 74.52°W↗
Nearest volcano: Krakatau (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) W of Labuan (Kabupaten Pandeglang) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) W of Pandeglang (pop: 92,300) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) WSW of Serang (pop: 164,800) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) W of Rangkasbitung (pop: 126,900) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) WSW of Kresek (pop: 110,200) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SSE of Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) W of Cikupa (pop: 174,000) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) W of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (151 mi) WNW of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
449 km (279 mi) N of Flying Fish Cove (Christmas Island) (pop: 500) --> 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!) More info
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