Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 19 km northwest of Pulau Umang Island, Banten, Indonesia, on Tuesday, May 4, 1971 at 02:04 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 45 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.564°S / 105.407°E↗ (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 6.564°N / 74.593°W↗
Nearest volcano: Krakatau (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) WSW of Labuan (Kabupaten Pandeglang) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WSW of Pandeglang (pop: 92,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) WSW of Rangkasbitung (pop: 126,900) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) WSW of Serang (pop: 164,800) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) WSW of Kresek (pop: 110,200) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) WSW of Cikupa (pop: 174,000) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) S of Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) WSW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) W of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
430 km (267 mi) N of Flying Fish Cove (Christmas Island) (pop: 500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.4||45 km||Sunda Strait, Indonesia||USGS|
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