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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia on Saturday, 26 June 1976

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia on Saturday, 26 June 1976
Date & time: Saturday, 26 June 1976 10:30 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.665°N / 126.75°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Awu (139 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2469 km (1534 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 26 Jun 10:30 UTCM 6.5 / 33 kmKepulauan Talaud, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake: Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia, 26 Jun 1976 10:30

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (16 quakes):
  • 27 Oct 1976 05:11 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    95 km (59 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14088 km (8754 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 27 Oct 1976 04:58 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    79 km (49.1 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14088 km (8754 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 26 Oct 1976 20:40 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    77 km (47.8 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Oct 1976 16:44 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    77 km (47.8 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14088 km (8754 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 14 Sep 1976 18:51 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    58 km (36 mi) depth
    |
    64 km (40 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Aug 1976 22:34 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Aug 1976 06:59 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    61 km (37.9 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Jul 1976 02:22 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    72 km (44.7 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Jul 1976 19:41 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    52 km (32.3 mi) depth
    |
    76 km (47 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jul 1976 13:59 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    75 km (46.6 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jul 1976 13:46 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    81 km (50.3 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Jul 1976 11:18 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    63 km (39.1 mi) depth
    |
    63 km (39 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Jul 1976 17:30 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    47 km (29.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia on Saturday, 26 June 1976

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