Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 92 km southwest of Soreang, West Java, Indonesia, on Saturday, March 10, 1984 at 09:02 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 52 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 52.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.641°S / 106.957°E↗ (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 7.641°N / 73.043°W↗
Nearest volcano: Kancana (82 km / 51 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) SW of Banjar (pop: 37,300) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) S of Sukabumi (pop: 276,400) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SSE of Pelabuhanratu (pop: 43,000) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SW of Soreang (pop: 150,900) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SW of Banjaran (pop: 165,000) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSW of Ciranjang-hilir (pop: 77,800) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSE of Cicurug (pop: 89,000) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SW of Pameungpeuk (pop: 48,300) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) SW of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) S of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.0||52 km||Java, Indonesia||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
|Date and time||Mag|
|May 13, 1984 03:58|
38 years ago
|Indian Ocean, 54 km S of Pelabuhanratu, West Java, Indonesia||More|