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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South of Sumba, Indonesia on Friday, 2 September 1977

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - South of Sumba, Indonesia on Friday, 2 September 1977
Date & time: Friday, 2 September 1977 10:36 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.04°S / 119.149°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
196 km (122 mi) SW of Waingapu (pop: 48,800)
1455 km (904 mi) SE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 2 Sep 10:36 UTCM 6.0 / 33 kmSouth of Sumba, IndonesiaUSGS
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User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: South of Sumba, Indonesia, 2 Sep 1977 10:36

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (20 quakes):
  • 16 Feb 1978 17:48 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Dec 1977 01:38 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Nov 1977 18:23 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Oct 1977 13:43 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    13187 km (8194 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 12 Oct 1977 01:22 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Oct 1977 00:12 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Oct 1977 15:20 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Oct 1977 14:38 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Sep 1977 13:48 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Sep 1977 13:30 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Sep 1977 22:54 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Sep 1977 05:34 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Sep 1977 01:19 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Sep 1977 18:12 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Sep 1977 15:30 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    13187 km (8194 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 05 Sep 1977 02:49 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    13187 km (8194 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 04 Sep 1977 03:44 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South of Sumba, Indonesia on Friday, 2 September 1977
 

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