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Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - Kepulauan Obi, Indonesia on Tuesday, 16 April 1963

Major mag. 7.1 earthquake  - Kepulauan Obi, Indonesia on Tuesday, 16 April 1963
Date & time: Tuesday, 16 April 1963 01:55 UTC
Magnitude: 7.1
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.05°S / 128.043°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bibinoi (48 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2421 km (1505 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1015 joules (783 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 42.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 16 Apr 01:55 UTCM 7.1 / 30 kmKepulauan Obi, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.1 quake: Kepulauan Obi, Indonesia, 16 Apr 1963 01:55

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Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - Kepulauan Obi, Indonesia on Tuesday, 16 April 1963
 

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