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Major mag. 7.7 earthquake - Celebes Sea (Indonesia) on Sunday, 11 June 1972

Major mag. 7.7 earthquake  - Celebes Sea (Indonesia) on Sunday, 11 June 1972
Date & time: Sunday, 11 June 1972 16:41 UTC
Magnitude: 7.7
Depth: 330.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.752°N / 124.221°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2225 km (1383 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1016 joules (6219 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5.4 x 106 tons of TNT or 334.4 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 11 Jun 16:41 UTCM 7.7 / 330.8 kmCelebes Sea (Indonesia)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.7 quake: Celebes Sea (Indonesia), 11 Jun 1972 16:41

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (69 quakes):
  • 13 Jun 1974 13:43 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    55 km (34.2 mi) depth
    |
    198 km (123 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jun 1974 17:38 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    57 km (35.4 mi) depth
    |
    220 km (137 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Jun 1974 15:59 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    167 km (104 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 May 1974 15:47 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    108 km (67 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    13807 km (8579 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 15 May 1974 16:12 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    82 km (51 mi) depth
    |
    303 km (188 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 May 1974 10:13 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    61 km (37.9 mi) depth
    |
    190 km (118 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 May 1974 13:07 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    42 km (26.1 mi) depth
    |
    288 km (179 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 May 1974 20:02 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    283 km (176 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 May 1974 20:17 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    270 km (168 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 May 1974 20:03 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    282 km (175 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 May 1974 19:59 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    305 km (189 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 May 1974 12:32 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    306 km (190 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 May 1974 12:27 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    302 km (187 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 May 1974 11:56 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    293 km (182 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 May 1974 22:22 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    299 km (186 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.7 earthquake - Celebes Sea (Indonesia) on Sunday, 11 June 1972
 

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