Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 21 km east of Atambua, Kabupaten Belu, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, April 10, 1963 at 07:50 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 70 km depth
Depth: 70.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.178°S / 125.071°E↗ (East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia)
Antipode: 9.178°N / 54.929°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sirung (127 km / 79 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) ESE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) NW of Suai (Cova Lima, Timor-Leste) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SW of Maliana (Bobonaro, Timor-Leste) (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SW of Gleno (Ermera, Timor-Leste) (pop: 8,130) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SSW of Maubara (Liquiçá, Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (44 mi) ENE of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SW of Delhi (Díli, Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) NE of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NE of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
376 km (234 mi) E of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> 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||70 km||East Timor region (Timor-Leste)||USGS|
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