Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - Nicobar Islands, India Region on Tuesday, 15 September 1964
Depth: 70.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.855°N / 93.101°E (India)
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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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 15 Sep 15:29 UTC||M 7.1 / 70 km||Nicobar Islands, India Region||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 7.1 quake: Nicobar Islands, India Region, 15 Sep 1964 15:29
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 16 Sep 1964 01:26 UTC| M 5.9 |40 km (24.9 mi) depth|196 km (122 mi) distance| USGS | Details