Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 26 km northeast of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Saturday, Jan 5, 1963 1:16 pm (GMT +0)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 35 km depth
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Jan 5, 1963 1:16 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.069°S / 123.818°E↗ (East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia)
Antipode: 10.069°N / 56.182°W↗
Nearest volcano: Iliwerung (173 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) ENE of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WSW of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SW of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) SW of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) SE of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) SW of Delhi (Díli, Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) ESE of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
392 km (244 mi) E of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) ESE of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
466 km (289 mi) ESE of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> 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||Timor region, Indonesia||USGS|
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