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Major mag. 7.3 earthquake - Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia on Thursday, 24 November 1983

Major mag. 7.3 earthquake  - Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia on Thursday, 24 November 1983
Date & time: Thursday, 24 November 1983 05:30 UTC
Magnitude: 7.3
Depth: 178.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.481°S / 128.168°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Wurlali (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
173 km (107 mi) NE of Lospalos (pop: 17,200)
2359 km (1466 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1015 joules (1562 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.3 x 106 tons of TNT or 84 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 24 Nov 05:30 UTCM 7.3 / 178.5 kmKepulauan Barat Daya, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.3 quake: Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia, 24 Nov 1983 05:30

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (149 quakes):
  • 18 Nov 1985 18:16 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    119.3 km (74.1 mi) depth
    |
    67 km (42 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Nov 1985 05:00 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    145 km (90 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Nov 1985 17:23 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    148.2 km (92.1 mi) depth
    |
    76 km (47 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Nov 1985 20:46 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    160.2 km (99.5 mi) depth
    |
    126 km (79 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Nov 1985 21:13 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    124.1 km (77.1 mi) depth
    |
    117 km (73 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Oct 1985 19:34 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    116.3 km (72.3 mi) depth
    |
    154 km (96 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Oct 1985 15:21 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    220.6 km (137.1 mi) depth
    |
    143 km (89 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Oct 1985 21:51 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    419.2 km (260.5 mi) depth
    |
    180 km (112 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Oct 1985 21:51 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    143.3 km (89 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Sep 1985 07:28 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    85.5 km (53.1 mi) depth
    |
    150 km (93 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Sep 1985 06:42 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    106.4 km (66.1 mi) depth
    |
    98 km (61 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Sep 1985 03:53 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    142.8 km (88.7 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Aug 1985 03:59 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    153.4 km (95.3 mi) depth
    |
    173 km (107 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Aug 1985 15:33 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    167.1 km (103.8 mi) depth
    |
    158 km (98 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Aug 1985 06:10 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    297.2 km (184.7 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Aug 1985 09:32 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    180.8 km (112.3 mi) depth
    |
    149 km (92 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.3 earthquake - Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia on Thursday, 24 November 1983
 

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