Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Flores Sea, 113 km north of Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Friday, 23 January 1976 at 05:45 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 614 km depth
Date & time: 23 Jan 1976 05:45:30 UTC
Depth: 614.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.478°S / 119.905°E (Flores Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sangeang Api (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
113 km (70 mi) N of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NNW of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (105 mi) NE of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) NE of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) N of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) NW of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) SSE of Galesong (pop: 83,100) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) SSE of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) ENE of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
435 km (270 mi) ENE of Mataram (pop: 318,700) --> 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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|M 6.4||614 km||Flores Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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