Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 82 km southwest of Poso, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Friday, June 7, 1968 at 21:30 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 38 km depth
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.078°S / 120.462°E↗ (Indonesia)
Antipode: 2.078°N / 59.538°W↗
Nearest volcano: Una Una (248 km / 154 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NNE of Palopo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NNE of Rantepao (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SSE of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NE of Polewali (pop: 58,200) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) N of Sengkang (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (146 mi) NNE of Parepare (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (170 mi) N of Watampone (pop: 81,600) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) NNE of Macassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
407 km (253 mi) ESE of City of Balikpapan (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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