Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Flores Region, Indonesia, on Sunday, 24 July 1983 at 23:38 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 48 km depth
Depth: 48.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.141°S / 119.504°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gilbanta (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) N of Komodo (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NW of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) ENE of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) WNW of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) ENE of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NNW of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) E of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) WNW of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) S of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
1413 km (878 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> 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||48 km||Flores region, Indonesia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake Flores Region, Indonesia, 24 July 1983 23:38 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 14 Jan 1984 22:29 UTC| M 4.2 |218.3 km (135.6 mi) depth|27 km (17 mi) distance| USGS | Details