Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Savu Sea, 78 km southeast of Maumere, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Sunday, June 28, 1959 at 19:43 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 60 km depth
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.257°S / 122.504°E↗ (Savu Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 9.257°N / 57.496°W↗
Nearest volcano: Egon (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (48 mi) SSE of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) ESE of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NW of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) WNW of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) W of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) ESE of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) E of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) W of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) ESE of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) WSW of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> 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||60 km||Savu Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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