Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 42 km west of Labuan, Kabupaten Pandeglang, Banten, Indonesia, on Friday, June 24, 1949 at 22:38 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 60 km depth
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.381°S / 105.449°E↗ (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 6.381°N / 74.551°W↗
Nearest volcano: Krakatau (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) W of Labuan (Kabupaten Pandeglang) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) W of Pandeglang (pop: 92,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) WSW of Serang (pop: 164,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) W of Rangkasbitung (pop: 126,900) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) WSW of Kresek (pop: 110,200) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SSE of Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) W of Cikupa (pop: 174,000) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (97 mi) W of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) WNW of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
450 km (280 mi) N of Flying Fish Cove (Christmas Island) (pop: 500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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