Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 293 km south of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Monday, April 29, 1957 at 20:56 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.832°S / 107.138°E↗ (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 8.832°N / 72.862°W↗
Nearest volcano: Mandalagiri (174 km / 108 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
185 km (115 mi) S of Banjar (pop: 37,300) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) SSW of Singaparna (pop: 48,900) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) SW of Kawalu (pop: 50,500) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) SSW of Paseh (pop: 126,200) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) S of Soreang (pop: 150,900) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) SSW of Banjaran (pop: 165,000) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (128 mi) SW of Tasikmalaya (pop: 271,100) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) SSW of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) NE of Flying Fish Cove (Christmas Island) (pop: 500) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) S of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.0||25 km||Java, Indonesia||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 12 May 1957 11:29 UTC| M 6.2 |25 km (15.5 mi) depth|25 km (16 mi) distance| USGS | Very strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 303 km south of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Sunday, May 12, 1957 at 11:29 (GMT)