Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Kepulauan Tanimbar, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 25 May 1966 at 08:29 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - Kepulauan Tanimbar, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 25 May 1966 at 08:29 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 65 km depth

Date & time: 25 May 1966 08:29:03 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 65.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.384°S / 131.044°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
207 km (128 mi) WSW of Tual (Maluku) (pop: 39,500)
412 km (256 mi) SE of Amahai (Maluku) (pop: 47,700)
436 km (271 mi) SE of Ambon City (Maluku) (pop: 355,600)
505 km (314 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
598 km (371 mi) SW of Nabire (Papua) (pop: 43,900)
613 km (381 mi) S of Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500)
700 km (435 mi) SSW of Manokwari (West Papua) (pop: 53,200)
2675 km (1662 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.765 kmKepulauan Tanimbar, IndonesiaUSGS
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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Kepulauan Tanimbar, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 25 May 1966 at 08:29 (GMT)
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