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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Bali Region, Indonesia on Wednesday, 30 May 1979

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Bali Region, Indonesia on Wednesday, 30 May 1979
Date & time: Wednesday, 30 May 1979 09:38 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.207°S / 115.949°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Punikan (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NW of Gili Trawangan (pop: 1,500)
20 km (12 mi) NW of Gili Meno (pop: 500)
22 km (14 mi) NW of Gili Air (pop: 1,800)
46 km (28 mi) NW of Mataram (pop: 318,700)
94 km (59 mi) NE of Denpasar (pop: 834,900)
1029 km (639 mi) SE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 30 May 09:38 UTCM 6.1 / 25 kmBali Region, IndonesiaUSGS
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User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake: Bali Region, Indonesia, 30 May 1979 09:38

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (9 quakes):
  • 03 Nov 1979 11:36 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Oct 1979 01:41 UTC
    | M 6.2 |
    38 km (23.6 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Bali Region, Indonesia on Saturday, 20 October 1979
  • 21 Jun 1979 09:45 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Jun 1979 22:40 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    12865 km (7994 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    12865 km (7994 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 16 Jun 1979 00:56 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    12865 km (7994 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    12865 km (7994 mi) distance
    | | Details

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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Bali Region, Indonesia on Wednesday, 30 May 1979
 

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