Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Savu Sea, 70 km south of Pulau Rusa Island, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Friday, January 1, 1954 at 13:04 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 60 km depth
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.981°S / 123.668°E↗ (Savu Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 8.981°N / 56.332°W↗
Nearest volcano: Iliwerung (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) WNW of Pante Macassar (Timor-Leste) (pop: 4,730) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) WNW of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NW of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) N of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) W of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) ESE of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) WSW of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) E of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (237 mi) ENE of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
419 km (260 mi) E of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.2||60 km||Flores region, Indonesia||USGS|
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