Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 271 km south of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Tuesday, June 25, 1963 at 14:32 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 20 km depth
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.609°S / 106.373°E↗ (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 8.609°N / 73.627°W↗
Nearest volcano: Halimun (2) (197 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
181 km (113 mi) S of Pelabuhanratu (pop: 43,000) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) SSW of Sukabumi (pop: 276,400) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) SSW of Cicurug (pop: 89,000) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) NNE of Flying Fish Cove (Christmas Island) (pop: 500) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) SW of Soreang (pop: 150,900) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) SSW of Caringin (pop: 91,800) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) SW of Banjaran (pop: 165,000) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) SW of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (169 mi) S of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) S of Serang (pop: 164,800) --> 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||20 km||south of Java, Indonesia||USGS|
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