Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Java Sea (Indonesia) on Monday, 9 July 1984 at 23:19 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - Java Sea (Indonesia) on Monday, 9 July 1984 at 23:19 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 534 km depth

Date & time: 9 Jul 1984 23:19:03 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 533.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.788°S / 111.298°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Lasem (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) NNE of Tayu (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) NNE of Pati (pop: 122,800) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NNE of Kudus (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) N of Blora (pop: 51,800) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) NNE of Demak (pop: 27,300) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NW of Tuban (pop: 76,200) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NNE of Purwodadi Grobogan (pop: 150,200) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) NNW of Bojonegoro (pop: 86,600) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NNE of Ungaran (pop: 127,800) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) N of Sragen (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) NNE of Boyolali (pop: 59,900) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) NW of Bangkalan (pop: 62,200) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) NNW of Nganjuk (pop: 69,000) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) NW of Gresik (pop: 73,600) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) NNE of Klaten (pop: 126,800) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) NW of Surabaya (pop: 2,374,700) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) N of Ponorogo (pop: 79,000) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) NE of Wonosobo (pop: 93,000) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) NNE of Sleman (pop: 56,200) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (151 mi) NW of Sidoarjo (pop: 139,200) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) ENE of Pemalang (pop: 184,100) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) NNE of Bantul (pop: 58,700) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (161 mi) N of Trenggalek (pop: 29,100) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) NNW of Tulungagung (pop: 65,300) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) NW of Sampang (pop: 53,300) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) ENE of Slawi (pop: 61,200) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) NE of Purbalingga (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) WNW of Pamekasan (pop: 92,400) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (181 mi) NE of Purwokerto (pop: 217,200) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) NNW of Kepanjen (pop: 51,900) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) WNW of Sumenep (pop: 84,700) --> See nearby quakes!
337 km (209 mi) NW of Lumajang (pop: 123,600) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (229 mi) NW of Situbondo (pop: 600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
375 km (233 mi) NW of Jember (pop: 298,600) --> See nearby quakes!
495 km (307 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.7534 kmJava Sea (Indonesia)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.7 quake Java Sea (Indonesia) 9 July 1984 23:19 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 05 Nov 1984 11:41 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    602.9 km (374.6 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Java Sea (Indonesia) on Monday, 9 July 1984 at 23:19 (GMT)
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