Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Wednesday, 6 June 1984 at 05:38 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.82°S / 125.845°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gunung Api Wetar (221 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2109 km (1311 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.2||33 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake Banda Sea (Indonesia) 6 June 1984 05:38 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 13 Nov 1984 04:57 UTC| M 4.7 |419.1 km (260.4 mi) depth|74 km (46 mi) distance| USGS | Details