Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 28 km northeast of Pulau Karangjajar Island, Indonesia, on Saturday, November 9, 1974 at 19:10 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 51 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 51.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.498°S / 105.342°E↗ (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 6.498°N / 74.658°W↗
Nearest volcano: Krakatau (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) WSW of Labuan (Kabupaten Pandeglang) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) WSW of Pandeglang (pop: 92,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) WSW of Serang (pop: 164,800) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) W of Rangkasbitung (pop: 126,900) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) S of Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) WSW of Kresek (pop: 110,200) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) WSW of Cikupa (pop: 174,000) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) W of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) W of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
438 km (272 mi) N of Flying Fish Cove (Christmas Island) (pop: 500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.1||51 km||Sunda Strait, Indonesia||USGS|
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