Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Flores Sea, 72 km north of Ende, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 3 March 1976 at 22:50 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 30 km depth
Date & time: 3 Mar 1976 22:50:10 UTC
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.232°S / 121.438°E (Flores Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Paluweh (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) NNW of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) WNW of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) ENE of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) E of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) NE of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) E of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (200 mi) NW of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (204 mi) E of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 mi) SE of Galesong (pop: 83,100) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (254 mi) SSE of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.0||30 km||Flores region, Indonesia||USGS|
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