Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 35 km north of Ende, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 16 March 1961 at 18:21 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.527°S / 121.706°E (East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ndete Napu (23 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) N of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) W of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) E of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) E of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) NE of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) NW of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (200 mi) WNW of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) E of Bima (West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
425 km (264 mi) W of Delhi (Díli, Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
452 km (281 mi) SE of Makassar (South Sulawesi) (pop: 1,321,700) --> 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||35 km||Flores region, Indonesia||USGS|
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