Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - Java Sea, 205 km northeast of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Sunday, December 15, 1963 at 19:34 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 662 km depth
Depth: 661.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.813°S / 108.045°E↗ (Java Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 4.813°N / 71.955°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sanggabuana (217 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
166 km (103 mi) N of Pamanukan (pop: 114,300) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NNE of Rengasdengklok (pop: 201,500) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) N of Indramayu (pop: 123,300) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) NNE of Cikarang (pop: 106,500) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) NNE of Cikampek (pop: 145,600) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) NE of Bekasi (pop: 1,520,100) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) NNE of Purwakarta (pop: 215,800) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) N of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) NE of Serang (pop: 164,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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|7.0||662 km||Java Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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